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Fontaine Carrion (2013): study IN 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Fontaine Carrion, X.
Title:
Personal Communication on: Caste Comparisons: Evidence from India
Source:
Discussion Paper No. 867 presented at The Institute of Social and Economic Research Osaka University, 2013, Osaka, Japan

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged general public in 6 large cities , India, followed 3 years 2009, 2010 and 2011
Survey name:
IN-Survey on Preference toward Satisfaction with Life
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1857
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Overall, how happy are you these days?
0  very unhappy
1
2
3
4
5  neither happy nor unhappy
6
7
8
9
10 very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Data provided by author on request
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.16%,   2: 0.76%,   3: 2.05%,   4: 3.93%,   5: 5.82%,   6: 18.47%,   7: 10.93%,   8: 18.15%,   9: 22.24%,   10: 11.69%,   11: 5.82%   (total 100.02%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.66 6.66
SD:
1.99 1.99