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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study RS 2006

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, Serbia, 2006
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1220
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: 5.2%,   2: 30.1%,   3: 52%,   4: 10.2%   (total 97.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.69 6.01
SD:
0.73 2.21
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 1755
Page in publication:
v22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.5%,   2: 4.3%,   3: 6.9%,   4: 8%,   5: 14.5%,   6: 13.9%,   7: 21.5%,   8: 17.2%,   9: 4.4%,   10: 3.1%   (total 96.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.01 5.56
SD:
2.09 2.32