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Studies

Burkholder (2005): study CN 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Burkholder, R.
Title:
Chinese Far Wealthier Than a Decade Ago - but Are They Happier?
Source:
Gallup Poll News Service, 11 January 2005, Gallup Organization, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, China, 1997
Survey name:
CN-Gallup Poll of China
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way things are going in your personal life at this time? Are you
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLP-c-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 7%,   2: 20%,   3: 53%,   4: 19%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.85 6.35
SD:
0.81 2.10