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Studies

Senik (2011): study CA 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Senik, C.
Title:
The French Unhappiness Puzzle: The Cultural Dimension of Happiness.
Source:
Working Paper No. 2011 - 34, Paris School of Economics, 2011, Paris, France

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged general public, Canada, 2000-2006
Survey name:
WVS: combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3439
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.41
SD:
0.59

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Language of interview Language of the interview
Current language
Language spoken at home Current language Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Living together Formally-married vs living-as-married Divorced Married vs divorced Seperated Married vs separated Widow Married vs widowed Income scale Household income