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Rojas (2009): study CR 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Rojas, M.
Title:
Enhancing Poverty-Abatement Programs: A Subjective Well-Being Contribution.
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2009, Vol. 4, 179 - 199

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 2006
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 1998
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything in your life into consideration, how satisfied with your life are you?
1  extremely unsatisfied
2  very unsatisfied
3  unsatisfied
4  satisfied nor unsatisfied
5  satisfied
6  very satisfied
7  extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-c
Remarks:
Details about sampling not repported
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.6%,   2: 3.55%,   3: 4.45%,   4: 8.11%,   5: 36.84%,   6: 31.73%,   7: 12.71%   (total 99.99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.19 7.94
SD:
1.34 2.34