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World Values Survey (2004): study VE 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, Venezuela, 2000
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1200
Non Response:
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:
No information about non-response
Top and bottem of the scale labeled 'completely' satisfied or dissatisfied, while standard item in WVS uses just 'satisfied' and 'insatisfied' (version aa)
Page in publication:
a170
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.8%,   2: 2.1%,   3: 2.2%,   4: 4.1%,   5: 9.3%,   6: 8.4%,   7: 10.5%,   8: 16.1%,   9: 13%,   10: 30.3%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.52 7.24
SD:
2.49 2.77
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:
No information about non-response
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.8%,   2: 12.9%,   3: 29.5%,   4: 56.8%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.42 7.89
SD:
0.74 1.98