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Gallup (2008a): study JM 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Gallup,
Title:
Gallup World View.
Source:
The Gallup Organization, 2008, New York, USA

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Jamaica, 2006
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll2006
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 536
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
 
 Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
 10 best possible
 9
 8
 7
 6
 5
 4
 3
 2
 1
 0 worst possible life
 
 This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Observed distribution:
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.21 6.21
SD:
1.91 1.91