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World Values Survey (2000): study JP 1981

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1981
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1
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:

On the whole, now, do you think you are happy or not?
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  not so happy
1  absolutely not happy
-   don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p
Remarks:
The Japane version of the happiness item refers to the present (code c), while in the WVS standard item no timereference is made (code u)
Page in publication:
v10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.5%,   2: 14%,   3: 61.9%,   4: 15%   (total 92.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.98 6.91
SD:
0.62 1.76
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: 1.2%,   2: 1.3%,   3: 4.2%,   4: 5.3%,   5: 11.2%,   6: 20.6%,   7: 18%,   8: 20%,   9: 8.8%,   10: 4.4%   (total 95%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.59 6.22
SD:
1.88 2.09