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Hellevik (2009): study NO 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Hellevik, O.
Title:
Effects of Social Change on Happiness: the Case of Norway 1985-2007.
Source:
Presentation at 11th European Congress of Psychology, Oslo, Norway,7-10 July 2009.

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Norway, 2005
Survey name:
NO-Norwegian Monitor
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 3500
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Would you on the whole describe yourself as
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not particularly happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
O-HP-g-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 10%,   3: 66%,   4: 23%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.11 6.98
SD:
0.60 1.57