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World Values Survey (2004): study AT 1999

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
Aggregated Datafile European Values Survey 1999 and World Values Survey 2000. File name: WVSEVS_sb_v4.sav, 2004
Source:
http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Austria, 1999
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1522
Non Response:
23
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would say that you are ...
4  very happy
3  pretty happy
2  not too happy
1  not happy at all
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-h
Remarks:
Question in German refers to current happiness (code c), while the time frame in the standard WVS item is unspecified (code u).

EVS(Halman,2001, p.17) has weighted values for M:3,27 SD:0,65
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 8.3%,   3: 54.1%,   4: 35.4%   (total 98.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.25 7.51
SD:
0.65 2.16
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 0.7%,   3: 1.5%,   4: 2.4%,   5: 5.7%,   6: 6%,   7: 13.4%,   8: 23.7%,   9: 17.8%,   10: 27.2%   (total 99.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.02 7.80
SD:
1.91 2.12