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World Values Survey (2012): study GB Northern Ireland 1990

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
World Values Survey Database
Source:
World Values Survey Association

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland region, United Kingdom, 1990
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 2
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 304
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions:
 
 During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?  (yes/no)
 A   Particularly excited or interested in something?
 B   So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
 C   Proud because someone complimented you on something  
      you had done?
 D   Very lonely or remote from other people?
 E   Pleased about having accomplished something?
 F   Bored?
 G   On top of the world?
 H   Depressed or very unhappy?
 I    That things were going your way?
 J    Upset because someone criticized you?
 
 Answer options and scoring:
  yes = 1
  no  = 0
 Summation:
 -Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I
 -Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J
 -Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
 Possible range: -5 to +5
 
 Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
Classification:
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a
Observed distribution:
On original range -5 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.69 6.69
SD:
2.09