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Studies

Tsou & Liu (2001): study TW 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Tsou, M.W.; Liu, J.T.
Title:
Happiness and domain satisfaction in Taiwan.
Source:
Paper, Tamkang University, 2001, Taiwan

Investigation

Public:
20-64 aged, Taiwan, 1994
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 1533
Non Response:
18%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question;

In general, do you feel happy in your present life?
1  very unhappy
2  not quite happy
3  OK
4  happy
5  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-k
Page in publication:
4
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 4%,   3: 38%,   4: 39%,   5: 19%   (total 101%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.70 6.81
SD:
0.85 1.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years)