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Moller (2006a): study ZA 1994

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1994
Survey name:
SA QOL 1994
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2219
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, would you say you are:
5  very happy
4  fairly happy
3  neither happy not unhappy
2  fairly unhappy
1 very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.7%,   2: 4.8%,   3: 6.9%,   4: 46%,   5: 38.3%   (total 98.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.14 7.18
SD:
0.94 2.04
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
Remarks:
Valid responses: 2200
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.7%,   2: 10.2%,   3: 6.2%,   4: 45.8%,   5: 33.3%   (total 98.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.99 7.79
SD:
1.03 2.23