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ISSP (2003): study BE 2007

Publication

Author(s):
ISSP,
Title:
International Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Source:
International Social Survey Programme

Investigation

Public:
18-85 aged, general public, Belgium, 2007
Survey name:
INT ISSP 2007
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 1232
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

If you were to consider your life in general these days, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole...?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f
Author's label:
Happiness
Error estimates:
S.e.=0.017
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.1%,   2: 4.5%,   3: 63%,   4: 29.4%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.23 7.15
SD:
0.58 1.62