Findings on happiness in NicGabhainn & Sixsmith (2005): study PT 2011

Publication
Author(s)NicGabhainn, S.; Sixsmith, A.J.
TitleChildrens Understanding of Well-Being.
SourcePaper, The National Children's Office,2005, Dubhlin, Ireland
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2011
Survey nameGallup International
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.606.60
Standard deviation