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Studies

Tsai (2016): study TW 2005 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Tsai, M.C.
Title:
"Happiness and Sociability in a Non-recursive Model: The US and Taiwan Compared."
Source:
Personal communication January 2016

Investigation

Public:
19+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2005
Survey name:
TW-Social Change Survey 2005, 2010
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 2146
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  fairly unsatisfied
1  very unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-o
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
2005 survey
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.2%,   2: 22%,   3: 66.2%,   4: 8.6%   (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:
Self report 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:
2
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