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Fontaine Carrion (2013): study IN 2011

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, 2011
Survey name:
IN-Survey on Preference toward Satisfaction with Life
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1037
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: 2%,   2: 0.58%,   3: 0.87%,   4: 0.96%,   5: 10.9%,   6: 8.78%,   7: 21.12%,   8: 34.91%,   9: 18.71%,   10: 2.89%   (total 101.72%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.29 6.99
SD:
1.69 1.87