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ICCV (2011): study RO 1996

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, 1996
Survey name:
RO-DQL 1996
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1510
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Considering the whole situation: how satisfied are you about your daily life?
1  very unsatisfied
2  unsatisfied
3  neither unsatisfied, nor satisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied

Numbering reversed in original (very unsatisfied '5', very satisfied '1')
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-e
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 9%,   2: 27.9%,   3: 33.4%,   4: 28.4%,   5: 1.1%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.85 5.13
SD:
0.97 2.45
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: 5%,   2: 17.2%,   3: 20.4%,   4: 40.3%,   5: 14.8%,   6: 1.8%   (total 99.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.48 4.97
SD:
1.14 2.28