Findings on happiness in Liao et al. (2005): study HK 2000

Publication
Author(s)Liao, P.S.; Fu, Y.C.; Yi, C.C.
TitlePerceived Quality of Life in Taiwan and Hong Kong: An Intra Culture Comparison.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 6, 43 - 67
DOIDOI:10.1007/s10902-004-1753-6
Investigation
Public20+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2000
Collect period11
Survey nameHK-HongKongSocTrend2000
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =1044
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days - would you say you are..? 4 very happy 3 pretty happy 2 not too happy 1 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-4-ga
Page in publication1
DKNA %2.6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.826.07
Standard deviation0.652.17

Scores in1234
%4.617.166.88.9

Full textSelf report on single question: Taking all together, would you say you have a happy life these days? 1 not happy 2 pretty happy 3 very happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-ah
Page in publication1
RemarksValid responses: 1017
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean1.876.04
Standard deviation0.541.94

Scores in123
%22.368.59.1

Full textSelf report on single question …satisfaction with personal life (full item not reported) 1 very dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 4 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLP-?-sq-v-4-c
Page in publication1
RemarksValid responses: 1032
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.76
Standard deviation0.67

Scores in1234
%4.723.363.78.4