Findings on happiness in BHPS (2010): study GB 1999

Publication
Author(s)BHPS,
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
SourceInstitute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex, UK
URLhttps://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1999-2000
Collect period1999/9-2000/4
Survey nameUK-BHPS 2000
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =15623
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarkswave 9
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Page in publicationILFSATO
Remarkswave 9
DKNA %5.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.217.02
Standard deviation1.352.25

Scores in1234567
%1.72.45.913.925.630.114.8

Full textSelfreport on single question: During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person? 6 all of the time 5 most of the time 4 a good bit of the time 3 some of the time 2 a little of the time 1 none of the time Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)
ClassificationM-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a
Page in publicationIHLSF9H
Remarkswave 9
DKNA %2.9
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.55
Standard deviation1.11

Scores in123456
%1.54.512.312.753.113.0