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Kaliterna Lipovcan & Prizmic-Larsen (2006b): study HR 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Kaliterna Lipovcan, L.J.; Prizmic-Larsen, Z.
Title:
Chapter 8: Quality of Life, Life Satisfaction and Happiness in Croatia in Comparison to European Countries
Source:
Book: Croatian Accession to the European Union - The Challenges of Participation, 2006, Chapter 8, 189 - 208

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Croatia, 2005
Survey name:
HR pilar barometer 2005
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 913
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Use the list below to answer the following question: IN GENERAL, HOW HAPPY OR UNHAPPY DO YOU USUALLY FEEL? Check the one statement that best describes your average happiness.
10  extremely happy (feeling ecstatic, joyous, fantastic!)
9    very happy (feeling really good and elated!)
8    pretty happy (spirits high, feeling good)
7    mildly happy (feeling fairly good and somewhat cheerful)
6    slightly happy ( just a bit above neutral)
5    slightly unhappy (just a bit below neutral)
4    mildly unhappy (just a bit low)
3    pretty unhappy (somewhat "blue", spirits down)
2    very unhappy ( depressed, spirits very low)
1    extremely unhappy (utterly depressed, completely down)

Name: Fordyce's overall happiness item.
Classification:
M-FH-g-sq-v-10-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
198