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Inglehart et al. (2008): study CY 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, Cyprus, 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1050
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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: 2.4%,   2: 0.7%,   3: 1.7%,   4: 3.4%,   5: 7.5%,   6: 9.6%,   7: 19.1%,   8: 27.6%,   9: 15%,   10: 13%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.37 7.08
SD:
1.98 2.20
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: 2.4%,   2: 10.5%,   3: 50.4%,   4: 36.6%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.21 7.45
SD:
0.72 1.94