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Tsai (2015): study TW 2005 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Tsai, C.L.
Title:
Happiness and Sociability in a Non recursive Modling: The UU and Taiwan Compared.
Source:
Paper, Academia Sinica, 2015, Taipey, Taiwan

Investigation

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2005
Survey name:
TW-ocial Change Survey 2005, 2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1734
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Subjective well-being
Page in publication:
9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 9.51%,   2: 57.2%,   3: 33.29%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.24 7.32
SD:
0.61 1.58
Full text:
Selfr report on single question:

In general, how satisfied  are you satisfied with the quality of your life?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  fairly unsatisfied
1  very unsatisfied
Classification:
O-QLS-g-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
32
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.17%,   2: 22.05%,   3: 66.2%,   4: 8.58%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.80 5.88
SD:
0.63 1.81
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Generally, do you feel happy in your daily life?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
M-FH-g-sq-v-4-e
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
32
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.05%,   2: 9.69%,   3: 66.64%,   4: 21.62%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08 7.17
SD:
0.62 1.75