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RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1997

Publication

Author(s):
RUSSET panel study,
Title:
Russian Socio-Economic Transition Panel study (RUSSET)
Source:
William van der Veld's website

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1997
Survey name:
RU-RUSSET5
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 2232
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole in the present time? On this card you see the scale, where '1' means that you are not at all satisfied, and '10' very satisfied. You also can choose any number between them.
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
Weighted Mo=5.41;  Sdo=2.23    Mt=4.90; SDt=2.48
Page in publication:
v294
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.8%,   2: 4.2%,   3: 11.5%,   4: 9.5%,   5: 24%,   6: 12.4%,   7: 12%,   8: 10.5%,   9: 5.3%,   10: 3.6%   (total 98.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.39 4.88
SD:
2.25 2.50
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would say that you are ...
4  very happy
3  pretty happy
2  not too happy
1  not happy at all
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-h
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
v297
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.5%,   2: 40.2%,   3: 44.9%,   4: 4%   (total 93.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.52 5.06
SD:
0.66 2.19