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World Values Survey (2000): study US 1981 /1

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1481
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%,   2: 6.9%,   3: 58.9%,   4: 32.3%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.24 7.58
SD:
0.62 1.59
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: 0.8%,   2: 1.1%,   3: 1.5%,   4: 3%,   5: 7.6%,   6: 6.9%,   7: 15.6%,   8: 24%,   9: 22.1%,   10: 17.2%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.73 7.47
SD:
1.90 2.11