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Ho (2011): study HK 2009

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2009
Survey name:
HK-HongKong HS 2009
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 828
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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10  most happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.05%,   2: 0.36%,   3: 1.57%,   4: 2.66%,   5: 3.38%,   6: 16.3%,   7: 10.39%,   8: 18.84%,   9: 22.83%,   10: 7.61%,   11: 13.77%   (total 99.76%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.91 6.91
SD:
2.19 2.19
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all together, I am satisfied with my life
0  disagree
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8
9
10 agree
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-j
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.97%,   2: 0.12%,   3: 0.97%,   4: 1.57%,   5: 2.65%,   6: 13.04%,   7: 10.86%,   8: 23.67%,   9: 29.35%,   10: 7.24%,   11: 8.46%   (total 98.89%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.06 7.06
SD:
1.80 1.80