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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study CL 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
Title:
Development, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
Source:
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Chile , 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 992
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.8%,   2: 18.6%,   3: 49%,   4: 30.5%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08 7.08
SD:
0.75 2.07
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Page in publication:
v22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 0.3%,   3: 2.8%,   4: 6.1%,   5: 12.6%,   6: 12.8%,   7: 15.8%,   8: 19.9%,   9: 12.8%,   10: 15.1%   (total 99.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.16 6.84
SD:
2.04 2.26