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World Values Survey (2004): study ZA 2001

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, South Africa, 2001
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 3000
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:
Random sample according to a selection grid by Markinor.
Stratification by race, region, sex and community size.
Substitution was used
Page in publication:
a170
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 7.9%,   2: 5.9%,   3: 8.3%,   4: 8.5%,   5: 18.7%,   6: 8.7%,   7: 12.5%,   8: 10.2%,   9: 5.2%,   10: 14.1%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.81 5.35
SD:
2.72 3.03
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:
Random sample according to a selection grid by Markinor.
Stratification by race, region, sex and community size.
Substitution was used
Page in publication:
a008
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.2%,   2: 18.4%,   3: 38.8%,   4: 38.5%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.12 7.10
SD:
0.85 2.36