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Studies

Inoguchi et al. (2005): study MY 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Inoguchi, T.; Basanez, M.; Dadabaev, T.; Tanaka, A.
Title:
Values and Life Styles in Urban Asia. A Cross-Cultural Analysis and Sourcebook. Base on the Asia Barometer Survey 2003.
Source:
Institute of Oriental Cultural Special Series, 19, University of Tokyo, 2005, Japan

Investigation

Public:
Working agedd (20-59), Malaysia, 2003
Survey name:
AsiaBarometer 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 800
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:
Sabah and Sewarak were not surveyed.
Page in publication:
v21
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 8.25%,   3: 14.38%,   4: 56.13%,   5: 19.63%   (total 99.39%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.86 6.70
SD:
0.86 1.63