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Studies

Saris et al. (1996): study NO 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Saris, W.E.; Bunting, B.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Source:
Eötvös University Press, 1996, Budapest, Hungary

Investigation

Public
16+ aged, general public, Norway, 1990
Survey name
IN-IRMCS
Sample
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
5  completely satisfied
4  satisfied
3  unsatisfied nor satisfied
2  unsatisfied
1  completely unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Remarks:
Follow-up interviews by mail. Valid responses 955
Page in publication:
135
Full text:
Self report on single question:

'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using  scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?"
0  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication:
135