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Studies

EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2001

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Japan, 2001
Survey name:
JP-LifestylePref2001
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3988
Non Response:
20,2
Assessment:
Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general?
5  satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied
-   don't know
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-h
Remarks:
Ages 15-80
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.1%,   2: 14.6%,   3: 26.8%,   4: 40%,   5: 13.3%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.42 5.77
SD:
1.05 1.55