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Yoshino (2007b): study JP 1988 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Yoshino, R.
Title:
East Asia Value Survey. The Statistical Analysis of Trust.
Source:
see URL

Investigation

Public:
20-59 aged, general public, Japan, 1988
Survey name:
7 country survey
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 1967
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In a word, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your current life?
5 satisfied
4 somewhat satisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n
Remarks:
The survey is officially named: Cultural Link Analysis for Comparative Social Research
There are 2 such surveys in Japan at that time: this is sample B. The difference lies in the different way of sampling
valid cases: 1967
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.1%,   2: 8.2%,   3: 12.6%,   4: 44.9%,   5: 32.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.97 6.85
SD:
0.98 1.52