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Studies

Graham & Felton (2005a): study PA 2001

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:
16+ aged, general public, Panama, 2001
Survey name:
Latinobarometro2001
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 that you are satisfied with your life?
Would you say that you are
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 13.8%,   2: 28.8%,   3: 34.6%,   4: 21%   (total 98.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.64 5.55
SD:
0.97 2.62