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Studies

Eurobarometer (1986): study ZZ EU 12 1985 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
Eurobarometer Report Nr. 25.
Source:
European Commssion, 1986, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 12 nations, 1985
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 24
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 11849
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are...?
3   very happy
2   fairly happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab
Remarks:
Response option 'really happy'  was used in Belgium, France and The Netherlands, while in the other Eurobarometer surveys that option was phrased as 'very happy'
Page in publication:
A24
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 19%,   2: 61%,   3: 18%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.99 6.55
SD:
0.61 1.60