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World Values Survey (2004): study IN 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, India, 1996
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2040
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
Remarks:
the sample was stratified to allocate 90% of the interviews to urban areas and 10% to rural areas; and to have 90% of the respondents with literate respondents (who are slightly less than 50% of the population). Sample overrepresents urban and literate re
Page in publication:
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Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.8%,   2: 19.8%,   3: 46%,   4: 29.9%   (total 98.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.05 6.96
SD:
0.78 2.20
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:
the sample was stratified to allocate 90% of the interviews to urban areas and 10% to rural areas; and to have 90% of the respondents with literate respondents (who are slightly less than 50% of the population). Sample overrepresents urban and literate re
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6.5%,   2: 2.8%,   3: 5.2%,   4: 5.4%,   5: 11.1%,   6: 10.6%,   7: 13.2%,   8: 14.7%,   9: 10.6%,   10: 14.3%   (total 94.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.53 6.15
SD:
2.64 2.93