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Leisure Development Cen (1980): study SG 1979

Publication

Author(s):
Leisure Development Cen,
Title:
Survey of Values in 13 Countries.
Source:
Working Paper for 1980 Conference on Human Values, Tokyo, Japan.

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Singapore, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1006
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy do you feel as you live now? Please choose one item on this card that comes closest to your feeling.
5  very happy
4  fairly happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  fairly unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e
Author's label:
feeling happy
Page in publication:
94
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.1%,   2: 2.4%,   3: 7.1%,   4: 58.2%,   5: 32.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.20 7.22
SD:
0.68 1.55
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life.......?
Please choose from this card that is closest to your feeling.
5  very satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  fairly dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Page in publication:
96
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 2%,   3: 7.1%,   4: 62.5%,   5: 28.2%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.17 7.13
SD:
0.64 1.47