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Studies

World Values Survey (2000): study US 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, United States, 1990
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 2
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1499
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: 8.6%,   3: 49.3%,   4: 38.8%   (total 98.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.28 7.64
SD:
0.68 1.78
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: 0.6%,   2: 0.7%,   3: 2.1%,   4: 2.5%,   5: 7.6%,   6: 7.5%,   7: 15%,   8: 27%,   9: 20.8%,   10: 15.9%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.71 7.45
SD:
1.84 2.04