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Inoguchi (2006): study HK 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Inoguchi, T.
Title:
Asia Barometer Survey Data 2006
Source:
Asia Barometer Project, Japan

Investigation

Public:
Working aged (20-59), Hong Kong, 2006
Survey name:
AsiaBarometer 2006
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life?
4  a great deal
3  some
2  very little
1  none
-  don't know
Classification:
C-W-u-sq-v-4-c
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.5%,   2: 38.7%,   3: 48.4%,   4: 7.3%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.58
SD:
0.71
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
4  often
3  sometimes
2  rarely
1  never
-  don't know
Classification:
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.6%,   2: 31.9%,   3: 45.4%,   4: 16.9%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.74
SD:
0.80