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Studies

Tambyah & Tan (2014a): study MY 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Tambyah, S.K.; Tan, S.J.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being in ASEAN
Source:
Michalos, A.C. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Wellbeing and Quality of Life Research, 2014, Springer, New York

Investigation

Public:
Working aged (20-69), Malaysia, 2004
Survey name:
AsiaBarometer 2004
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 800
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  quite happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not too unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-p
Author's label:
Level of happiness
Page in publication:
6444
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.1%,   2: 3.5%,   3: 9.6%,   4: 61.6%,   5: 25.6%   (total 100.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.09 7.36
SD:
0.70 1.53

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Trend averagre happiness 2004 to 2007 Trend average happiness in age groups