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Studies

Eren & Asici (2016): study TR 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Eren, K.A.; Asici, A.A.
Title:
The Determinants of Happiness in Turkey: Evidence from City-Level Data.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Online Paper, 1 - 23

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2013
Survey name:
TR-TurkishLS2013
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 62933
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your life as a whole, how happy would you say you are?
5  I am very happy
4  I am happy
3  so-so
2  I am unhappy
1  I am very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.85%,   2: 8.26%,   3: 28.87%,   4: 52.87%,   5: 8.16%   (total 100.01%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.57 6.17
SD:
0.83 1.75