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Studies

World Values Survey (2000): study US 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, United States, 1995
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1501
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: 0.5%,   2: 5.3%,   3: 47.5%,   4: 46.3%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.40 7.96
SD:
0.61 1.52
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: 0.9%,   2: 1.2%,   3: 1.8%,   4: 2.8%,   5: 7.9%,   6: 7.4%,   7: 15.5%,   8: 25.6%,   9: 18%,   10: 18.5%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.67 7.41
SD:
1.94 2.15