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Studies

Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study VE 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, Venezuela, 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 reponses: 1498
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.73%,   2: 0.4%,   3: 1%,   4: 3.47%,   5: 6.74%,   6: 20.03%,   7: 17.22%,   8: 18.09%,   9: 15.09%,   10: 6.61%,   11: 10.61%   (total 99.99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.56 6.56
SD:
2.02 2.02
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: 1472
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.72%,   2: 10.33%,   3: 28.12%,   4: 58.83%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.43 7.87
SD:
0.78 2.01