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Cushing (1987): study AU 1984 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Cushing, J.
Title:
Australian National Social Science Survey: First round 1984.
Source:
Social Science Data Archives, Australia, Codebook SSDA study no. 423

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Australia, 1984
Survey name:
AU-National Social Scien
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3012
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6%,   2: 62%,   3: 32%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.26 7.38
SD:
0.56 1.45