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Studies

Hill (2004): study CA 1990

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, 1990
Survey name:
CA-GSS 5: 1990
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 13495
Non Response:
24,2
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Would you describe yourself as
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  somewhat unhappy
1  very unhappy
-   no opinion
Classification:
O-HP-g-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.7%,   2: 3.4%,   3: 41.1%,   4: 53.3%   (total 98.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.49 7.68
SD:
0.60 1.85