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Tshokey (2012): study BT Lhuentse 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, Lhuentse region, Bhutan, 2010
Survey name:
BT-Bhutan GNH 2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 391
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: 1%,   2: 0.3%,   3: 2.3%,   4: 4.1%,   5: 11.5%,   6: 31.7%,   7: 18.7%,   8: 12.8%,   9: 7.9%,   10: 5.4%,   11: 4.3%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.78 5.78
SD:
1.88 1.88
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:
Mean Negative Answers(NA) =1,92; Mean Positive Answers(PA)=2,51
PA/NA=1,31
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -3 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.59 5.98
SD:
0.90 1.50