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Tshokey (2012): study BT Bumthang 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, Bumthang region, Bhutan, 2010
Survey name:
BT-Bhutan GNH 2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 385
Non Response:
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: 0.3%,   3: 0.3%,   4: 3.4%,   5: 6%,   6: 31.2%,   7: 22.3%,   8: 15.1%,   9: 9.4%,   10: 6%,   11: 6.2%   (total 100.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.21 6.21
SD:
1.73 1.73
Full text:
Selfreport on 15 questions:

I wil now read a list of the ways you may have felt during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week..?
A  you felt depressed
B  you felt that everything you did was an effort
C  you felt that your sleep was restless
D  you felt happy
E  you felt lonely
F  you felt you enjoyed life
G  you felt sad
H  you felt you could not get going
I  you had a lot of energy
J  you felt anxious
K  you felt tired
L  you were absorbed in what you were doing
M  you felt calm and peaceful
N  you felt bored
O  you felt really rested when you woke up in the morning

Rated
1  none or almost none of the time
2  some of the time
3  most of the time
4  all or almost all of the time

Computation: (A+B+C+E+G+H+J+K+N)/9  -  (D+F+I+L+M+O)/6
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-c
Remarks:
Mean Negative Answers(NA) =2,11; Mean Positive Answers(PA)=2,77
PA/NA=1,31
Vallid responses: 359
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -3 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.65 6.08
SD:
0.84 1.40