Findings on happiness in Shin (1986): study KR 1980 /1

Publication
Author(s)Shin, D.C.
TitleEducation and the quality of life in Korea and the United States: A cross-cultural perspective.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1986, Vol. 50, 360 - 370
URLhttp://poq.oxfordjournals.org/content/50/3/360.full.pdf+html
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 1980
Collect periodsummer
Survey nameKR ISSSNU Survey 4
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1500
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean1.816.21
Standard deviation0.611.59

Scores in123
%30.059.011.0

Full textSelf report on single question: All in all, how satisfied would you say you are presently with your life? 0 very dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelOverall life-satisfaction
Page in publication303
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.515.51
Standard deviation2.282.28

Scores in012345678910
%5.90.51.84.85.044.97.110.89.82.47.0