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World Values Survey (2000): study ZA 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, South Africa, 1981
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1529
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: 7.2%,   2: 18.4%,   3: 48.1%,   4: 24%   (total 97.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.91 6.60
SD:
0.85 2.42
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: 4.78%,   2: 2.32%,   3: 5.77%,   4: 9.18%,   5: 13.7%,   6: 13.38%,   7: 14.16%,   8: 14.98%,   9: 9.35%,   10: 9.93%   (total 97.55%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.30 5.89
SD:
2.41 2.68