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Studies

World Values Survey (2004): study US 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, United States, 1999
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1200
Non Response:
0
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
Remarks:
Recruiting by telephone to a sampling location.Substitution was used.
Page in publication:
a170
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 1.9%,   4: 2.6%,   5: 7.1%,   6: 8.3%,   7: 18.3%,   8: 25.2%,   9: 19.3%,   10: 15.9%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.66 7.40
SD:
1.84 2.04
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:
Recruiting by telephone to a sampling location. Substitution was used
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 5.8%,   3: 54%,   4: 39%   (total 99.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.32 7.79
SD:
0.61 1.51