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Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 2005

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, 2005
Survey name:
PL-Social Diagnosis2005
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 8821
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
Remarks:
Valid responses: 8367
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 1.2%,   3: 6.3%,   4: 19.9%,   5: 35.9%,   6: 33.5%,   7: 2.7%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.01 6.68
SD:
1.04 1.73
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
Remarks:
Valid responses: 8380
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.3%,   2: 27.9%,   3: 63%,   4: 5.8%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.71 5.87
SD:
0.62 1.46