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ISSP (2003): study ZA 2007

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2007
Survey name:
INT ISSP 2007
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 2895
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.=0.015
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.2%,   2: 14.9%,   3: 48.6%,   4: 30.9%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.06 6.66
SD:
0.82 2.27