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ISSP (2003): study SE 2007

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18-79 aged, general public, Sweden, 2007
Survey name:
INT ISSP 2007
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 1278
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: 0.6%,   2: 9.4%,   3: 61.7%,   4: 25.9%   (total 97.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.16 6.94
SD:
0.60 1.68