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Wills-Herrera (2006): study CO Bogotá 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Wills-Herrera, E.
Title:
Personal Well Being Index-Adults for Bogotá- Colombia, March 2006.
Source:
Paper Management School, University de los Andes, 2006, Bogotá, Colombia

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, City of Bogotá, Colombia, 2006
Sample:
Probability area sample
Respondents:
N = 830
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1   very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5  neutral
6
7
8
9
10  very satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used until 2005)
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca
Author's label:
Life as a whole
Remarks:
The values presented in this report are stretched to range 1-100
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.97 7.97
SD:
1.78 1.78

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with achievement Satisfaction with own accomplishments Satisfaction with relationships Satisfaction with intimacy Satisfaction with safety in community Satisfaction with safety in vinicity Satisfaction with community Social contacts in vinicity
Local social cohesion
Satisfaction with security Satisfaction with financial security Satisfaction with economic situation in Bogotá Attitudes to economy in the nation Satisfaction with state of environment in Bogotá Satisfaction with natural environment Satisfaction with social conditions in Bogotá Attitudes to social relations in the nation Satisfaction with local government in Bogotá Attitudes to government Satisfaction with business in Bogotá Attitudes to economy in the nation satisfaction with national security in Bogotá Attitudes to position of the nation Personal Wellbeing Satisfaction with multiple domains of life National Wellbeing Current satisfaction with nation