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Moller (2006a): study ZA 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Moller, V.
Title:
Personal communication
Source:

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1983
Survey name:
SA QOL 1988
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 5587
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? On the whole, would you say you are.....?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 10.4%,   2: 17.7%,   3: 3.2%,   4: 51%,   5: 16.6%   (total 98.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.46 6.81
SD:
1.25 2.84