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Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 2001 /2

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 = 1200
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

During the past five years, how happy have you been?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not much happy
1  not at all happy
-  don't know
Classification:
O-HL-ly-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.7%,   2: 10.7%,   3: 78.1%,   4: 9.6%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.96 6.38
SD:
0.52 1.45