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Studies

Graham & Felton (2005a): study CR 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Graham, C.; Felton, A.
Title:
Life Satisfaction in Latin America.
Source:
Mimeo, The Brookings Institution, February 2005, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Costa Rica, 2002
Survey name:
Latinobarometro2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1006
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, would you say you are..
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not very happy
1  unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-f
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.09%,   2: 15.21%,   3: 38.17%,   4: 43.64%   (total 99.11%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.24 6.85
SD:
0.79 2.14