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RLMS (2008): study RU 2002

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2002
Survey name:
RU-RLMS 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 7885
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 2002
Results almost identical in panel, only difference is 2: 33%
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 11.5%,   2: 30.6%,   3: 23.9%,   4: 26.7%,   5: 6.9%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.87 5.01
SD:
1.14 2.12