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Studies

DDB lifestyle survey (2000): study US Maryland 1990

Publication

Author(s):
DDB lifestyle survey,
Title:
Happiness in US states
Source:
Data released on request, June 2000

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Maryland region, United States, 1990
Survey name:
US-DDB-1983-1998
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1205
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

I am very satisfied with the way things are going in my life these days:
1  definitely disagree
2
3
4
5
6   definitely agree
Classification:
O-SLP-c-sq-v-6-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6.8%,   2: 7.88%,   3: 12.95%,   4: 25.56%,   5: 29.96%,   6: 16.85%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.15 6.29
SD:
1.42 2.83