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Studies

Gray et al. (2008a): study TH Thailand North 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Gray, R.S.; Kramanon, R.; Thapsuwan, S.
Title:
The Determinants of Happiness among Thai People: Some Evidence from Chai Nat and Kanchanaburi
Source:
Thammasat Economic Journal, 2008, Vol. 26, 72 - 86

Investigation

Public:
Adults, aged >=20, Thailand
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 5360
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

At present, how are you feeling?
10 happiest
9
8
7
6
5 not unhappy happy and not happy
4
3
2
1
0  unhappiest
Classification:
M-FH-c-sq-n-11-e
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Weighed mean computed by WDH-team
Page in publication:
76-77
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.75

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Debt Debts Ownership of the house Ownership of current dwelling Perceived neighbourhood quality Satisfaction with local environment Serious sickness last month Physical health in nation Feeling of relative poverty Subjective poverty