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Studies

Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study JM 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, Jamaica, 2010
Survey name:
LAPOP 2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1504
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 reponses: 1486
Observed distribution:
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.25 5.25
SD:
2.53 2.53
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 reponses: 1489
Observed distribution:
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.72 6.06
SD:
0.85 2.23