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World Values Survey (2004): study JP 2000

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, Japan, 2000
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1362
Non Response:
32
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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
Page in publication:
a170
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.6%,   2: 2.1%,   3: 4.8%,   4: 6%,   5: 12.9%,   6: 17.9%,   7: 16.1%,   8: 24%,   9: 6.7%,   10: 4.6%   (total 96.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.48 6.09
SD:
1.97 2.19
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, now, do you think you are happy or not?
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  not so happy
1  absolutely not happy
-   don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p
Remarks:
The Japane version of the happiness item refers to the present, while in the WVS standard item no timereference is made
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.6%,   2: 9.9%,   3: 58.7%,   4: 27.8%   (total 97%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.17 7.41
SD:
0.62 1.65