Findings on happiness in BHPS (2010): study GB 2005

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, 2005
Collect period9
 2004/9-2005/5
Survey nameUK-BHPS 2005
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =10264
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarkswave 14
Happiness measure(s) used
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 publicationAGHQL
Remarkswave 14
DKNA %6.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.57
Standard deviation1.08

Scores in123456
%1.24.211.212.352.412.3