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Sharpe et al. (2010): study CA Guelph CMA 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Sharpe, A.; Ghanghro, A.; Johnson, B.L.; Kidwai, A.
Title:
Does Money Matter? Determining the Happiness of Canadians.
Source:
Paper, Center for The Study of Living Standards, 2010, Ottewa, Canada.

Investigation

Public:
12+ aged, general public, City of Guelph CMA, Canada, 2007
Survey name:
CCHS 2007 2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 400
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Talking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  about as dissatisfied as satisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-d
Remarks:
CMA= Census Metropolitan Area
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.32