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Cummins (2007): study PL 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Cummins, R.A.
Title:
Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Survey 17 Part A; The Report. The Wellebing of Australians: Work, Wealth and Happiness
Source:
Australian Centre on Quality of Life, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1995
Survey name:
PL-Social Diagnosis1995
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 3020
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (original version)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.3%,   2: 1.5%,   3: 7.4%,   4: 29.8%,   5: 35.5%,   6: 24.1%,   7: 1.4%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.77 6.28
SD:
1.01 1.68