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World Values Survey (2012): study MY 2012

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Malaysia, 2012
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 6
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1300
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.7%,   2: 0.6%,   3: 2%,   4: 2.8%,   5: 11.6%,   6: 16%,   7: 23.2%,   8: 22.8%,   9: 7.8%,   10: 12.6%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.13 6.82
SD:
1.80 2.00
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 3.9%,   3: 39.5%,   4: 56.5%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.53 8.25
SD:
0.57 1.37