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Fontaine Carrion (2013): study IN 2010

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, 2010
Survey name:
IN-Survey on Preference toward Satisfaction with Life
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1280
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taken all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are ,,
10 very happy
9  
8
7
6
5  
4
3
2
1  very unhappy

(originally rated on a horizontal scale)
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-10-c
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.16%,   2: 1.64%,   3: 1.48%,   4: 2.97%,   5: 14.14%,   6: 15.94%,   7: 21.56%,   8: 22.34%,   9: 11.33%,   10: 8.44%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.02 6.69
SD:
1.77 1.97