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Inglehart et al. (2008): study CN 2007

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, China, 2007
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2015
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: 4%,   2: 19.2%,   3: 55.1%,   4: 21%   (total 99.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.94 6.72
SD:
0.75 2.15
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
Remarks:
Valid cases 1991
Page in publication:
v22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.6%,   2: 3.6%,   3: 4.3%,   4: 4.2%,   5: 11%,   6: 13.8%,   7: 12.1%,   8: 21.2%,   9: 9.8%,   10: 13.6%   (total 97.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.76 6.40
SD:
2.40 2.67