Findings on happiness in Adams et al. (2016): study ZA Cape Town 2011

Publication
Author(s)Adams, S.; Casas, F.; Savahl, S.
TitleThe Relationship between Children's Perceptions of the Natural Environment and their Subjective Well-Being.
SourceChildren's Geographies, 2016, 1 - 15
URLhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14733285.2016.1157571
DOIDOI:10.1080/14733285.2016.1157571
Investigation
Public12 years aged, elementary school pupils, Capetown, South Africa, 201?
 Pupils from schools in low and middle SES communities
 Year not reported, assumed 2011
Survey nameNot available
 Part of International Survey on Children's Well-Being (ISCWeB)
SampleProbability multi-stage random
 randomly selected children from the lower and middle SES groups
Respondents N =1004
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: My life is going well 0 strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 strongly agree Item 1 in shortened Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale' SLSS
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-n-5-bb
Author's labelstudents life-satisfaction
Page in publication7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.21
Standard deviation0.93


Full textSelfreport on single question: My life is just right 0 strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 strongly agree
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-n-5-cb
Page in publication7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.07
Standard deviation1.02


Full textSelfreport on single question: I have a good life 0 strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 strongly agree Item 1 in shortened Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale' SLSS
ClassificationO-QLS-u-sq-n-5-ab
Page in publication7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.17
Standard deviation1.04


Full textSelfreport on single question: I have what I want in life 0 strongly disagree 1 2 3 4 strongly agree Item 1 in shortened Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale' SLSS
ClassificationC-W-u-sq-n-5-ab
Page in publication7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.75
Standard deviation1.18