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ISSP (2003): study GB 2002

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 2002
Survey name:
ISSP 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1960
Non Response:
47,42
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, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole?
7  completely happy
6  very happy
5  fairly happy
4  neither happy nor unhappy
3  fairly unhappy
2  very unhappy
1  completely unhappy
-   can't choose
-   no answer
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.36%,   2: 0.87%,   3: 2.6%,   4: 8.72%,   5: 37.91%,   6: 34.49%,   7: 12.6%   (total 97.55%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.43 7.65
SD:
1.01 1.96