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Pew Research Center (2007): study SE 2007

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, Sweden, 2007
Survey name:
PEW survey 2007
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
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
Page in publication:
Q2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 0.2%,   3: 0.7%,   4: 2.1%,   5: 3.3%,   6: 10%,   7: 11.2%,   8: 27.7%,   9: 30.1%,   10: 7.9%,   11: 5.8%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.06 7.06
SD:
1.66 1.66
Full text:
Clinical rating by six staff psychologists who had studied the subjects intensively.

Subjects were ranked for "Happiness"
Classification:
A-?-u-sq-v-5-a