Findings on happiness in Ip & Cheung (2014): study TW 2007

Publication
Author(s)Ip, P.K.; Cheung, Y.W.
TitleProbing Folk Happiness in Taiwan.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 117, 689 - 703
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-013-0393-9
Investigation
PublicGeneral public, aged 18-65, Taiwan, 2007
Collect periodapril-may
Survey nameNot available
 Own survey
SampleSelection from general population sample
Respondents N =1134
 1,136 interviews were completed, with confidence level at 95 %, and margin of error at plus and minus 2.97 %, and with a success rate of 17.6 % and refusal rate of 38.1 %. For life satisfaction: N=1134
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole, how satisfied are you with your life and your current condition? 10 9 8 7 6 5 neutral 4 3 2 1 0 Labels scale extremes not reported
ClassificationO-SLC-c-sq-n-11-b
Author's labelPersonal well-being
Page in publication692-693
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.60
Standard deviation1.92


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Life satisfactionN09ab01daSatisfaction with multiple aspects of life in nation