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Calvi (1987): study IT 1985

Publication

Author(s):
Calvi, G.
Title:
Indigane Sociale Italiana. Raporto 1986 (Italian Sicial Research. Report 1986)
Source:
Franco Angeli, 1987, Rome, Italy, 204 - 205.

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Italy, 1985
Survey name:
ISSP 1985
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

I will list some aspects of life. For each of these aspects you should tell me how satisfied you are with ..your life altogether
4  very satisfied
3  quite satisfied
2  little satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-   DK/NA

The question on life satisfaction was posed last after questions on satisfaction with marriage, family, income, friends, savings, education level,  work (housework if housekeeper), dwelling, city where you live, health and yourself
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-j
Page in publication:
204
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 11%,   3: 62%,   4: 23.8%   (total 98.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.09 6.98
SD:
0.65 1.72