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Studies

Namazie & Sanfey (1999): study KG 1993

Publication

Author(s):
Namazie, C.; Sanfey, P.
Title:
Happiness in Transition: The Case of Kyrgyzstan.
Source:
Discussion Paper No. DARP 40, Toyota Centre, London School of Economics, 1999, UK

Investigation

Public:
14+ aged, general public, Kyrgyzstan, 1993
Survey name:
KMPS 1993
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 5647
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

To what extend are you satisfied with your life in general at the present time?
1  not at all satisfied
2  less than satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  rather satisfied
5  fully satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h
Remarks:
Respondents were paid for completing the questionaire
Page in publication:
2 + mail
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 23.22%,   2: 39.73%,   3: 17.91%,   4: 12.59%,   5: 5.41%   (total 98.86%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.37 4.11
SD:
1.13 2.18