Findings on happiness in Manabe (2007a): study TW 2006

Author(s)Manabe, K
TitleValues, Political Orientation and Democracy in East Asia: Fact Analysis of the AsiaBarometer Survey Data.
SourcePaper 72th annual meeting of the Psychometric Society, July 9 - 13 2007, Tokyo, Japan. To appear in: "Sourcebook of Asia Barometer Survey 2006"
URL 1-32.pdf
Public20-59 aged, general public, Taiwan, 2006
Survey nameAsiaBarometer 2006
SampleSelection from general population sample
Respondents N =0
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 3 questions A All things considered, would you say you are happy these days? +2 very happy + 1 quite happy 0 neither happy nor unhappy - 1 not too happy - 2 very unhappy B How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days? +3 often +2 sometimes +1 rarely 0 never C How much do you feel that you are accomplishing what you want out of your life? +3 a great deal +2 some +1 very little 0 none Computation: A+B+C+2 Name: Manabe's Happiness Scale
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation