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Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 2001 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Shin, D.C.; Rutkowski, C.P.
Title:
Subjective Quality of Korean Life in 1981 and 2001.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 62/63, 509 - 534

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2001
Survey name:
KR-Korea Democracy Baro
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1006
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Tell me how much you are satisfied or dissatisfied with your life as a whole
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7  very satisfied

Last item in a series of questions about satisfaction with various domains in life
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-a
Remarks:
Additional informtion provided by first author
Page in publication:
table 4
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.1%,   2: 5.3%,   3: 9.7%,   4: 27.3%,   5: 31.9%,   6: 20.2%,   7: 3.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.56 5.94
SD:
1.27 2.12