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Studies

Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study US 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, United States, 2008
Survey name:
LAPOP 2008
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:

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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6.13%,   2: 18.07%,   3: 49.53%,   4: 26.27%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.96 6.69
SD:
0.83 2.16