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Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Czapinski, J.; Panek, T.
Title:
Social Diagnosis 2007. Objective and Subjective Quality of Life in Poland.
Source:
The Council for Social Monitoring, 2007, Poland

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1992
Survey name:
PL-Social Diagnosis1992
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 3402
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: 0.6%,   2: 1.7%,   3: 10.3%,   4: 32%,   5: 34.7%,   6: 19.5%,   7: 1.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.61 6.02
SD:
1.04 1.73
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: 42.1%,   2: 54.2%,   3: 3.6%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.61 5.70
SD:
0.56 1.45