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Ho (2011): study HK 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Ho, L.S.
Title:
Personal communication Februari 2011.
Source:

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2007
Survey name:
HK-HongKong HS 2007
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 816
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
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9
10  most happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.43%,   2: 0.37%,   3: 0.49%,   4: 2.45%,   5: 2.45%,   6: 16.3%,   7: 10.05%,   8: 26.35%,   9: 20.95%,   10: 5.15%,   11: 10.17%   (total 98.16%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.73 6.73
SD:
2.16 2.16
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all together, I am satisfied with my life
0  disagree
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9
10 agree
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-j
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.86%,   2: 0.12%,   3: 0.37%,   4: 1.47%,   5: 2.08%,   6: 9.19%,   7: 12.5%,   8: 26.35%,   9: 30.39%,   10: 6.74%,   11: 8.7%   (total 98.77%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.19 7.19
SD:
1.68 1.68