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Moller (2006a): study ZA 2002

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2002
Survey name:
SA QOL 2002
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:

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: 15.2%,   2: 24.4%,   3: 16.4%,   4: 35.3%,   5: 8.4%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.97 5.60
SD:
1.24 2.88
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: 12.8%,   2: 20.6%,   3: 22.5%,   4: 36.4%,   5: 7.2%   (total 99.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.05 4.99
SD:
1.17 2.28