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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study RO 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, Romania, 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1776
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: 7.4%,   2: 36.5%,   3: 48%,   4: 7.3%   (total 99.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.56 5.60
SD:
0.74 2.27
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: 1658
Page in publication:
v22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.2%,   2: 4.6%,   3: 9.2%,   4: 8.1%,   5: 15.9%,   6: 10.1%,   7: 13.9%,   8: 16%,   9: 6%,   10: 4.3%   (total 93.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.75 5.28
SD:
2.38 2.65