Findings on happiness in Brereton et al. (2008): study IE 2001

Publication
Author(s)Brereton, F.J.; Clinch, J.P.; Ferreira, S.
TitleHappiness, Geography and the Environment.
SourceEcological Economics, 2008, Vol. 65, 386 - 396
DOIDOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2007.07.008
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2001
Collect period3-5
Survey nameIR-National Survey QOL
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1500
Non Response33,3
Assesment Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thinking about the good and bad things in your life, which of the answers best describes your life-as-a-whole? 1 as bad as can be 2 very bad 3 bad 4 alright 5 good 6 very good 7 as good as can be
ClassificationO-GBB-u-sq-v-7-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.47
Standard deviation0.99

Scores in1234567
%0.20.31.813.333.037.014.0