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ESS homepage (2002): study ES 2002

Publication

Author(s):
ESS homepage,
Title:
European Social Survey Round 1
Source:
Homepage European Social Survey

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Spain, 2002-03
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1: 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1729
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking, to what extend do you consider yourself as a happy or an unhappy person?
0  absolutely unhappy
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10  absolutely happy
Classification:
O-HP-g-sq-n-11-a
Remarks:
The question in Spanish is slightly different and refers to the degree to which one self as 'happy person' (code O-HP), while the standard question in the ESS is about how happine one thinks one is (code O-HL)
valid responses: 1704
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.09%,   2: 0.33%,   3: 0.69%,   4: 1.59%,   5: 1.86%,   6: 8.31%,   7: 10.44%,   8: 23.77%,   9: 24.26%,   10: 13.67%,   11: 13.58%   (total 98.59%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.48 7.48
SD:
1.74 1.74
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
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10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Remarks:
valid responses: 1705
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 0.57%,   3: 1.36%,   4: 2.49%,   5: 3.15%,   6: 10.34%,   7: 13.07%,   8: 23.42%,   9: 24.07%,   10: 8.89%,   11: 10.85%   (total 98.61%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.08 7.08
SD:
1.89 1.89