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Studies

Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study CR 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Latin American Public Opinion Project,
Title:
The Americas Barometer
Source:
Latin American Public Opinion Project, VanderBilt University Detroit, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 1978
Survey name:
LAPOP 1978
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 199
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your life in general?
3  satisfied
2  undecided/so so
1  dissatisfied
-   DK/NA
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-c
Remarks:
This question was included into a section of the survey related to "Satisfaction with living conditions" (e.g. house, neighborhood, income, etc.).
Survey called "Encuesta de opinión sobre normas democráticas" conducted by Universidad de Costa Rica.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.51%,   2: 6.03%,   3: 91.46%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.89 8.15
SD:
0.39 1.18