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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study ET 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, Ethiopia, 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1490
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: 5.4%,   2: 30.7%,   3: 33.7%,   4: 29.7%   (total 99.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.88 6.41
SD:
0.90 2.56
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: 3.3%,   2: 7.2%,   3: 16.6%,   4: 13.3%,   5: 17%,   6: 18.7%,   7: 13.1%,   8: 5.7%,   9: 2.7%,   10: 1.5%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.99 4.43
SD:
2.01 2.23