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Studies

Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study PY 2008

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, Paraguay, 2008
Survey name:
LAPOP 2008
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1165
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.4%,   2: 1.29%,   3: 4.29%,   4: 8.84%,   5: 10.82%,   6: 28.33%,   7: 11.93%,   8: 12.79%,   9: 9.79%,   10: 4.98%,   11: 4.55%   (total 100.01%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.51 5.51
SD:
2.20 2.20