Findings on happiness in Tshokey (2012): study BT Bumthang 2010

Author(s)Tshokey, Z.
TitlePsychological Wellbeing in Bhutan. Second Gross National Happiness Survey April 2010.
SourcePersonal communication 12 January 2012
Public15+ aged, general public, Bumthang region, Bhutan, 2010
Survey nameBT-Bhutan GNH 2010
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =385
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On a scale of 0 to 10 I consider myself... 0 not a very happy person 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 a very happy person
Page in publicationhap (Q12
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.731.73

Scores in012345678910

Full textSelfreport on 15 questions: I wil now read a list of the ways you may have felt during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week..? A you felt depressed B you felt that everything you did was an effort C you felt that your sleep was restless D you felt happy E you felt lonely F you felt you enjoyed life G you felt sad H you felt you could not get going I you had a lot of energy J you felt anxious K you felt tired L you were absorbed in what you were doing M you felt calm and peaceful N you felt bored O you felt really rested when you woke up in the morning Rated 1 none or almost none of the time 2 some of the time 3 most of the time 4 all or almost all of the time Computation: (A+B+C+E+G+H+J+K+N)/9 - (D+F+I+L+M+O)/6
RemarksMean Negative Answers(NA) =2,11; Mean Positive Answers(PA)=2,77 PA/NA=1,31 Vallid responses: 359
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range -3 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.841.40