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Keck & Delhey (2004): study BE 2003 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Keck, W.; Delhey, J.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, "Quality of Life in Europe. First European Quality of Life Survey 2003 ", 2004, Dublin, Ireland, Chapter 7

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2003
Survey name:
EU-EQLS 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
29,6
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: 1.1%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 0.8%,   4: 2.1%,   5: 6.7%,   6: 8.3%,   7: 22.1%,   8: 35.3%,   9: 16.3%,   10: 6.7%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.48 7.20
SD:
1.60 1.78