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World Values Survey (2000): study FI 1990

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Finland, 1990
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 2
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1505
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
Page in publication:
v10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.4%,   2: 8.7%,   3: 66.8%,   4: 19.7%   (total 96.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.09 7.24
SD:
0.58 1.56
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.7%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 3.1%,   4: 3.7%,   5: 5.8%,   6: 6.8%,   7: 13.4%,   8: 25%,   9: 27%,   10: 12.1%   (total 98.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.68 7.42
SD:
1.88 2.09
Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions:

During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?  (yes/no)
A   Particularly excited or interested in something?
B   So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
C   Proud because someone complimented you on something  
     you had done?
D   Very lonely or remote from other people?
E   Pleased about having accomplished something?
F   Bored?
G   On top of the world?
H   Depressed or very unhappy?
I    That things were going your way?
J    Upset because someone criticized you?

Answer options and scoring:
yes = 1
no  = 0
Summation:
-Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J
-Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range: -5 to +5

Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
Classification:
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -5 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.18 6.18
SD:
2.03 2.03