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Hellevik (2009): study NO 2007

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, 2007
Survey name:
NO-Norwegian Monitor
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3500
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

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: 8%,   3: 68%,   4: 22%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.12 7.01
SD:
0.57 1.51