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Inoguchi (2003): study IN 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Inoguchi, T.
Title:
Asia Barometer Survey 2003
Source:
http://www.asiabarometer.org

Investigation

Public:
Working aged (20-59) urban areas, India, 2003
Survey name:
AsiaBarometer 2003
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 822
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  pretty happy
3  neither happy, not unhappy
2  not too happy
1  very unhappy
-   Don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m
Remarks:
Urban areas; surveys in big cities Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay), Calcutta and Chennai (Madras). Respondents mainly middle class.
Page in publication:
v21
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.07%,   2: 10.83%,   3: 25.67%,   4: 30.29%,   5: 31.02%   (total 99.88%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.77 6.69
SD:
1.07 2.06