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Studies

World Values Survey (2020): study US 2018

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
World Values Survet Wave 7
Source:
http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/wvs.jsp

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, United States of America 2017
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 7
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 2596
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
Q46
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.4%,   2: 10.2%,   3: 59.8%,   4: 28.4%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.15 7.35
SD:
0.65 1.74
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: 1.2%,   2: 1.4%,   3: 2.7%,   4: 4.3%,   5: 9.3%,   6: 8.6%,   7: 17.8%,   8: 27%,   9: 16.6%,   10: 10.5%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.27 6.96
SD:
1.97 2.19