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Chen (2003): study TW 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Chen, C.
Title:
Revisiting the Disengagement Theory with Differentials in the Determinants of Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 64, 209 - 224

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 1998
Survey name:
TW-LivingConditi
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2475
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single item

...satisfaction with current life.. (full lead item not reported)
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  no opinion
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SL?-c-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
II
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.24%,   2: 23.62%,   3: 14.26%,   4: 54.31%,   5: 3.57%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.29 6.42
SD:
1.00 2.61