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Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 1996

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, 1996
Survey name:
PL-Social Diagnosis1996
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2333
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: 1.5%,   3: 8.6%,   4: 31.1%,   5: 31.9%,   6: 24.5%,   7: 1.8%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.73 6.21
SD:
1.06 1.77
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
Remarks:
Valid responses: 2094
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 32.3%,   2: 61.3%,   3: 6.4%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.74 6.03
SD:
0.57 1.47