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Tshokey (2012): study BT 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Tshokey, Z.
Title:
Psychological Wellbeing in Bhutan. Second Gross National Happiness Survey April 2010.
Source:
Personal communication 12 January 2012

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Bhutan, 2010
Survey name:
BT-Bhutan GNH 2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 7142
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On a scale of 0 to 10 I consider myself...
0  not a very happy person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 a very happy person
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication:
hap (Q12
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 0.2%,   3: 0.7%,   4: 2.7%,   5: 8%,   6: 29.6%,   7: 21.4%,   8: 20.3%,   9: 9.4%,   10: 4.3%,   11: 3.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.06 6.06
SD:
1.60 1.60
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How would you rate your quality of life?
1  very poor
2  poor
3  neither poor nor good
4  good
5  very good
Classification:
O-QOL-u-sq-v-5-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 6.7%,   3: 37%,   4: 50.5%,   5: 4.7%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.52
SD:
0.73
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How much do you enjoy life?
1  not at all
2  a little
3  quite a lot
4  an extremely amount
Classification:
M-PL-u-sq-v-4-c
Page in publication:
Q14
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.9%,   2: 34.2%,   3: 57.8%,   4: 4.7%   (total 98.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.66
SD:
0.60
Full text:
Selfreport on 15 questions

During the past few weeks, how often have you felt the following moods/emotions?
A  Anger
B Guilt
C Selfishness
D Jealousy
E Pride
F Calmness
G Empathy/Compassion
H Forgiveness
I  Contentment
J Generosity
K Disappointment
L Sadness
M Frustration
N Fear
O Worry

Rated:
1  never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often

Computation: (E+F+G+H+I+J)/6  -  (A+B+C+D+K+L+M+N+O)/9
Classification:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-4-a
Remarks:
Means: anger 2,24 ; guilt 1,78 ;selfihsness 1,34; jalousy 1,23 ;
pride  1,41; calmness 2,89; empathy 3,19; forgiviness2,99;
contentment 2,74; generosity 3,06; disappoinmtment 2,12; sadness2,01; frustration 2,09; fear 2,06; worry 2,24
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -3 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.81 6.35