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Eurobarometer (1991): study BE 1986

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
Eurobarometer. (1991). Trends 74-90 B1: The Public Opinion in the E.C.
Source:
European Commission, 1991, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1986
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 26
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 999
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   really happy
2   fairly happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ai
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'
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 15%,   2: 61%,   3: 22%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.07 6.76
SD:
0.61 1.60
Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication:
74-90;B1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5%,   2: 19%,   3: 61%,   4: 13%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.84 6.06
SD:
0.71 1.94