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Studies

Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study DO 2010

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, Dominican Republic, 2010
Survey name:
LAPOP 2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Remarks:
valid responses: 1475
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 9.49%,   2: 3.8%,   3: 3.46%,   4: 8.2%,   5: 10.31%,   6: 20.27%,   7: 10.85%,   8: 10.1%,   9: 7.39%,   10: 4.54%,   11: 11.59%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.30 5.30
SD:
2.90 2.90
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life? Would you say you are..
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-da
Remarks:
valid responses: 1497
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.41%,   2: 7.95%,   3: 39.35%,   4: 49.3%   (total 100.01%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.35 7.68
SD:
0.77 1.96