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World Values Survey (2000): study CN 1995

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
Aggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Source:
www.worldvaluessurvey.org

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, China, 1995
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Remarks:
The sample is 90 per cent urban and largely excludes the illiterate population.
Page in publication:
v10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.7%,   2: 14.1%,   3: 60.9%,   4: 22.7%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.05 7.08
SD:
0.66 1.84
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Remarks:
The sample is 90 per cent urban and largely excludes the illiterate population.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.56%,   2: 3.3%,   3: 4.34%,   4: 5.24%,   5: 12.02%,   6: 13.47%,   7: 13.99%,   8: 16.07%,   9: 10.8%,   10: 16.83%   (total 99.62%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.80 6.44
SD:
2.44 2.72