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ICCV (2011): study RO 1993

Publication

Author(s):
ICCV,
Title:
Diagnosis of the quality of life surveys.
Source:
Romanian Research Institute for the Quality of Life ICCV

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Romania, 1993
Survey name:
RO-DQL 1999
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1492
Non Response:
0,1
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In somebody's life there are better and worse periods. Please characterize your state of mind from the last few days
1  unhappy, even desperate
2  big trouble
3  I have the feeling that something is wrong
4  generally I am fine, although I had a little problems
5  I am fine, without problems
6  entirely happy, full of joy
Classification:
M-FH-cw-sq-v-6-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.7%,   2: 13.4%,   3: 19.2%,   4: 45.3%,   5: 17.8%,   6: 1.3%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.66
SD:
1.04
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:


The moments of joy and contentment in my life are:
5  very frequent
4  frequent
3  so and so
2  rare
1 very rare
Classification:
M-TH-g-sq-v-5-c
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5%,   2: 26.2%,   3: 54.9%,   4: 13.3%,   5: 0.5%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.78 4.45
SD:
0.75 1.88