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Ho (2005): study HK 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Ho, L.S.
Title:
A Happiness Index and Determinants of Happiness Study.
Source:
Paper presented at International Conference 'Progress, Happiness and Public Policy', 2005, Hong Kong

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2005
Survey name:
HK-HongKong HS 2005
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 717
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, taking everything in consideration, how happy are you?
0  not happy at all
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  most happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 0.1%,   3: 0%,   4: 0.8%,   5: 2%,   6: 13.2%,   7: 10.9%,   8: 26.9%,   9: 28.2%,   10: 6.3%,   11: 9.1%   (total 98.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.14 7.14
SD:
1.69 1.69