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Studies

Graham & Felton (2005a): study GT 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, Guatemala, 2002
Survey name:
Latinobarometro2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1000
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
Remarks:
item 1 in survey
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.6%,   2: 26.1%,   3: 42.1%,   4: 26.6%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.91 5.95
SD:
0.84 2.41