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Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 1993

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, 1993
Survey name:
PL-Social Diagnosis1993
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2306
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: 0.9%,   2: 1.6%,   3: 10.9%,   4: 33.5%,   5: 33.3%,   6: 18.9%,   7: 0.9%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.57 5.95
SD:
1.05 1.75
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking al things together, how would you say things are these days - would you say you are..?
4  very happy
3  pretty happy
2  not too happy
1  unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-o
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.4%,   2: 36.4%,   3: 53.7%,   4: 4.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.57 5.55
SD:
0.67 1.52