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Requena (1995): study ES 1993

Publication

Author(s):
Requena, F.
Title:
Friendship and Subjective Well-Being in Spain: A Cross-National Comparison with the United States.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 35, 271 - 288

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Spain, 1993
Survey name:
CIRES Survey
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1200
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days - would you say you are..?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy/not at all happy

Question originally presented with four response options. Scores on the last two items were added
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-gb
Page in publication:
275
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 16.6%,   2: 70.7%,   3: 12.6%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.96 6.33
SD:
0.54 1.91