Findings on happiness in Jones (2002): study CA 1997

Publication
Author(s)Jones, F.
TitleSatisfaction with Life in Canada.
SourceReligious Commitment Note 02 - 09, Christian Commitment Research Institute, 2002, Canada
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1997
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability cluster sample
Respondents N =18000
Non Response2%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksSee JONES 2002 A2 for data of 2000, and average percentages of data from the years 1997 and 2000 together.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question; How satisfied are you with your life in general? 4 very satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied - no opinion - not stated
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d
Author's labelSatisfaction of life
Page in publication5
DKNA %2.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.347.80
Standard deviation0.662.20

Scores in1234
%1.26.747.542.5

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Age difference among elderly
marital statusshow  Married state (compared to non-married states)
men, womenshow  Sex (male vs female)