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Moller (2006a): study ZA 1996

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1996
Survey name:
SA QOL 1996
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2200
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: 10.2%,   2: 11.8%,   3: 20.8%,   4: 41%,   5: 16.3%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.41 5.70
SD:
1.19 2.39