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Tsai (2015): study TW 2005

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, 2010
Survey name:
TW-ocial Change Survey 2005, 2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1535
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

.. Life satisfaction .. (lead question not reported)
1  very unsatisfied
2  fairly unsatisfied
3  neither satisfied, nor dissatisfied
4  fairly satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-j
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
32
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.06%,   2: 13.93%,   3: 2.53%,   4: 62.37%,   5: 17.1%   (total 99.99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.75 6.30
SD:
1.03 1.93
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

.. Feel happy in daily life .. (full text not reported)
1  not at all happy
2  not very happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
4  quite happy
5  very happy
Classification:
M-FH-?-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
32
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.7%,   2: 20.69%,   3: 2.22%,   4: 54.83%,   5: 17.57%   (total 100.01%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.60 6.51
SD:
1.13 2.18
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:
Happiness
Page in publication:
29
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 12.26%,   2: 57.29%,   3: 30.45%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.18 7.17
SD:
0.63 1.63