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Hill (2004): study CA 1996

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, 1996
Survey name:
CA-GSS 10:1996
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 12756
Non Response:
14,7
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on two questions:

A  Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your life in general?
    2  satisfied
    1  dissatisfied
    -   do not know
B  Is that somewhat or very?
    1  somewhat
    2  very
    -   do not know

Computation
1  very dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-mq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.3%,   2: 0.7%,   3: 3.8%,   4: 17.6%   (total 22.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.73 8.61
SD:
0.58 1.49