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Studies

World Values Survey (2004): study CH 1996

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, Switzerland, 1996
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1212
Non Response:
0
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
Remarks:
Surveys stratified by language group, producing a sample that overrepresnts the French speaking and Italian speaking groups. Weight variable is used to compensate for this.
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.6%,   2: 4.7%,   3: 54.5%,   4: 39.8%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.34 7.84
SD:
0.60 1.47
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
Remarks:
Surveys stratified by language group, producing a sample that overrepresnts the French speaking and Italian speaking groups. Weight variable is used to compensate for this.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 0.4%,   3: 1.7%,   4: 1.6%,   5: 5.2%,   6: 5.7%,   7: 9.7%,   8: 28.4%,   9: 21.2%,   10: 25.5%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.15 7.95
SD:
1.74 1.93