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Studies

Cummins et al. (2003c): study RU 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Cummins, R.A.; Eckersley, R.; Lo, S.K.; Okerstrom, E.
Title:
Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Source:
Australian Centre on Quality of Life, 2003, Melbourne, Australia.

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1999
Survey name:
RU-RUSSET7
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2829
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole in the present time? On this card you see the scale, where '1' means that you are not at all satisfied, and '10' very satisfied. You also can choose any number between them.
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g
Author's label:
life-satisfaction
Remarks:
Weighed: Mo = 4.88, SD0 = 2.42
Page in publication:
v294
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 9.4%,   2: 6.8%,   3: 14.4%,   4: 10.3%,   5: 22.3%,   6: 12.6%,   7: 9.9%,   8: 8.1%,   9: 2.5%,   10: 2.8%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.83 4.26
SD:
2.27 2.53