Findings on happiness in Reig Ferrer et al. (2001): study ES 2000

Publication
Author(s)Reig Ferrer, A.; Cabrero Garcia, J.; Ferrer Cascales, R.I.; Richart Martinez, M.
TitleLa Calidad de Vida y el Estado de Salud de los estudiantes universitarios (Quality of life and health status of university students).
SourceUniversity of Alicante, 2001, Alicante, Spain
Investigation
PublicUniversity students, Alicante, Spain 2000
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =845
Non Response318 (37,63%)
 845 questionnaires was sent, only back 527
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In most ways my life is close to ideal 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication110
DKNA %1.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.16
Standard deviation0.99

Scores in12345
%4.622.230.934.95.9

Full textSelfreport on single question: The conditions of my life are excellent 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication110
RemarksSpanish version slightly different… because don't asked about the level of satisfaction, only about the life conditions
DKNA %1.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.40
Standard deviation0.94

Scores in12345
%1.519.523.147.17.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: 'I am satisfied with my life' 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree not disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale (5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical)
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-5-d
Page in publication110
DKNA %1.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.66
Standard deviation0.87

Scores in12345
%0.413.915.757.910.8

Full textSelfreport on single question: So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationC-RG-h-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication110
DKNA %1.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.40
Standard deviation1.10

Scores in12345
%2.326.015.040.814.4

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
genderG01aaSex (male vs female)