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RLMS (2008): study RU 2001

Publication

Author(s):
RLMS,
Title:
Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey: Website
Source:
Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey:

Investigation

Public:
14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2001
Survey name:
RU-RLMS 2001
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 7903
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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:
Data sample drawn in 2001
Results almost identical in panel, only difference is 3: 23%
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 16.9%,   2: 35.4%,   3: 23.9%,   4: 17.4%,   5: 5.5%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.59 4.51
SD:
1.13 2.12