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SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2006 /2

Publication

Author(s):
SASAS,
Title:
South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) website
Source:
Human Sciences Research Council

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2006
Survey name:
SA-SAS 2006_Combined
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 5843
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy
-  don't know
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Happiness
Error estimates:
S.e.= 0.022
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.9%,   2: 15%,   3: 16.2%,   4: 52.8%,   5: 9.2%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.45 5.84
SD:
1.05 2.29