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

Author(s)Brereton, F.J.; Clinch, J.P.; Ferreira, S.
TitleHappiness, Geography and the Environment.
SourceEcological Economics, 2008, Vol. 65, 386 - 396
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
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.99

Scores in1234567