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Verme (2009a): study IT 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Verme, P.
Title:
Personal communication
Source:

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2004
Survey name:
IT-Italian Eurisko 2004
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 750
Non Response:
3798
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 3 questions:

A  All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
    5  very happy
    4  pretty happy
    3  neither happy, not unhappy
    2  not too happy
    1  very unhappy

B  How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
    4  often
    3  sometimes
    2  rarely
    1  never

C  How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life?
    4  a great deal
    3  some
    2  very little
    1  none

Computation: 0 = no positive rating on any of the 3 questions, 3 positive ratings on all of the three
Classification:
M-ACO---mq-v-4-a
Remarks:
Onle heads of households were interviewed
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.89%,   2: 0.81%,   3: 1.69%,   4: 3.55%   (total 6.94%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.09 6.76
SD:
1.76 1.95