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Studies

Hill (2004): study CA 1986

Publication

Author(s):
Hill, R.
Title:
Happiness in Canada since World War ll.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2004, Vol. 65, 109 - 123

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1986
Survey name:
CA-GSS 2: 1986
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 16390
Non Response:
21,1
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Presently, would you describe yourself as
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  somewhat unhappy
1  very unhappy
-   no opinion
Classification:
O-HP-c-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 4%,   3: 42.8%,   4: 50.6%   (total 98.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.46 7.57
SD:
0.62 1.89