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Studies

EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1986

Publication

Author(s):
EPA/SPB,
Title:
Life in nation survey
Source:
Economic Planning Agency, Social Policy Bureau, Government Japan

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1986
Survey name:
JP-Life-in-Nation1986
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 7857
Non Response:
21,43
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How do you feel with life these days?
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
-   don't know
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4%,   2: 26.9%,   3: 62%,   4: 6.2%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.71 5.99
SD:
0.64 1.71