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Studies

Graham & Felton (2005a): study PE 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:
16+ aged, general public, Peru, 2002
Survey name:
Latinobarometro2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1224
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: 7.35%,   2: 47.71%,   3: 27.21%,   4: 16.18%   (total 98.45%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.53 4.76
SD:
0.85 2.50