Findings on happiness in Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 2001 /2

Publication
Author(s)Shin, D.C.; Rutkowski, C.P.
TitleSubjective Quality of Korean Life in 1981 and 2001.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 62/63, 509 - 534
DOIDOI:10.1023/A:1022674007378
Investigation
Public20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2001
Collect period3
Survey nameKR-Korea Democracy Baro
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingN
Respondents N =1200
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: During the past five years, how happy have you been? 4 very happy 3 fairly happy 2 not much happy 1 not at all happy - don't know
ClassificationO-HL-ly-sq-v-4-a
Page in publicationa008
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.966.38
Standard deviation0.521.45

Scores in1234
%1.710.778.19.6