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Yoshino (2007b): study JP 1988

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1988
Survey name:
7 country survey
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2265
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 A
The difference lies in the different way of sampling
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.7%,   2: 9.6%,   3: 13.2%,   4: 41.4%,   5: 32.8%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.92 6.79
SD:
1.04 1.60