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Lee (2011): study US New York 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Lee, N.Y.
Title:
Assessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Source:
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, May 8, 2011

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, City of New York, USA, 2006-08
Survey name:
Asia Barometer
Sample:
Probability area sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How happy are you now?
5  very happy
4  somewhat happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not very happy
1  not happy at all
-   DK
-   NA
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.1%,   2: 5.6%,   3: 9.4%,   4: 41.6%,   5: 39.9%   (total 98.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.13 7.83
SD:
0.95 2.37