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Studies

Ip & Cheung (2014): study TW 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Ip, P.K.; Cheung, Y.W.
Title:
Probing Folk Happiness in Taiwan.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 117, 689 - 703

Investigation

Public:
General public, aged 18-65, Taiwan, 2007
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 1134
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

On the whole, how satisfied are you with your life and your current condition?
10
9
8
7
6
5 neutral
4
3
2
1
0

Labels scale extremes not reported
Classification:
O-SLC-c-sq-n-11-b
Author's label:
Personal well-being
Page in publication:
692-693
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.60
SD:
1.92

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Life satisfaction Satisfaction with multiple aspects of life in nation