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Zagorski (2011): study PL 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Zagorski, K.
Title:
Income and Happiness in Time of Post-Communist Modernization.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 104, 333 - 349

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1994
Survey name:
PL-CBOS
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Are you generally satisfied with your life as a whole?
1  very dissatisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
4  rather satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-g-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
339
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.2%,   2: 9.6%,   3: 34.1%,   4: 42.5%,   5: 11.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.52 6.59
SD:
0.90 1.51