Findings on happiness in Bell & Blanchflower (2007): study GB 1975 /1

Publication
Author(s)Bell, D.N.; Blanchflower, D.G.
TitleThe Scots may be Brave but They are neither Healthy nor Happy.
SourceScottisch Journal of Political Economy, 2007, Vol. 54, 166 - 194
URLHTTP://www.nber.org/papers/w11911
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1975-1986
Last assesment1986
Survey nameEU-Eurobarometer7586
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =14341
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are...? 3 very happy 2 fairly happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.116.87
Standard deviation0.631.67

Scores in123
%15.058.026.0