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Shin (1986): study KR 1980 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Shin, D.C.
Title:
Education and the quality of life in Korea and the United States: A cross-cultural perspective.
Source:
Public Opinion Quarterly, 1986, Vol. 50, 360 - 370

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 1980
Survey name:
ISSSNU Survey 4
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 30%,   2: 59%,   3: 11%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.81 6.21
SD:
0.61 1.59
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All in all, how satisfied would you say you are presently with your life?
0  very dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Overall life-satisfaction
Page in publication:
303
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.9%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 1.8%,   4: 4.8%,   5: 5%,   6: 44.9%,   7: 7.1%,   8: 10.8%,   9: 9.8%,   10: 2.4%,   11: 7%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.51 5.51
SD:
2.28 2.28