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Centers for Disease Control (2010): study US District of Columbia, District of Columbia 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Centers for Disease Control,
Title:
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Survey Data. 2005 - 2010.
Source:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, 2010, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, District of Columbia, USA, 2005
Survey name:
US- BRFSS 2005
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 3743
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 4.8%,   3: 44.7%,   4: 42.9%   (total 93.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.39 8.51
SD:
0.63 1.53