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Keck & Delhey (2004): study CY 2003

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, Cyprus, 2003
Survey name:
EU-EQLS 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 600
Non Response:
17,6
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: 2.6%,   2: 1.6%,   3: 1.2%,   4: 2.4%,   5: 14.2%,   6: 8.4%,   7: 17.8%,   8: 24.1%,   9: 14.4%,   10: 13.3%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.20 6.89
SD:
2.09 2.32
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, how happy would you say you are? Here one means you are very unhappy and 10 means you are very happy
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication:
61
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.5%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 1.1%,   4: 2.1%,   5: 10.5%,   6: 6.4%,   7: 13.6%,   8: 26.1%,   9: 16.4%,   10: 21.9%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.75 7.50
SD:
1.96 2.18