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Studies

Jones (2004): study MT 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Jones, J.M.
Title:
Americans: Life is Good and Will only Improve.
Source:
Gallup Poll News Services, 17 February 2004, The Gallup Organization, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Malta, 2003
Survey name:
EU-EQLS 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 600
Non Response:
9
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication:
61
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.5%,   2: 1.1%,   3: 1.7%,   4: 1.3%,   5: 9.6%,   6: 11.4%,   7: 23.1%,   8: 24.5%,   9: 11.2%,   10: 13.7%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.26 6.96
SD:
1.98 2.20