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Studies

Pew Research Center (2007): study RU 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Pew Research Center,
Title:
Global Opinion Trends 2002-2007: a Rsing Tide lifts Mood in the Developing World
Source:
The Pew Global Attitudes Project, 2007

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Russia, 2005
Survey name:
PEW survey 2005
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 991
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.19%,   2: 4.89%,   3: 7.29%,   4: 14.97%,   5: 14.07%,   6: 28.44%,   7: 9.38%,   8: 7.58%,   9: 4.29%,   10: 1.6%,   11: 2.2%   (total 98.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.48 4.48
SD:
2.14 2.14