Findings on happiness in Baptista et al. (2016): study PT 2015

Publication
Author(s)Baptista, A.; Becalli, M.; Camilo, C.
TitleWhat are People saying when they report they are Happy or Life Satisfied?
SourceAnales de Psicologia, 2016, Vol. 32, 803 - 809
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.6018/analesps.32.3.229121
DOIdoi: 10.6018/analesps.32.3.229121
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2015
Collect period2015
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =409
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: If you remember your own life last month, where do you stand on the ladder from worst possible to best possible life you can imagine? On which step on the ladder is your life? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible
ClassificationC-BW-cm-sq-l-11-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication805
RemarksMean and s.d. computed by WDH-team
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.49
Standard deviation1.69


Full textSelfreport on single question: .. happiness last month ... (full question not reported) 10 extremely happy (+ happy face) 9 8 7 6 5 neutral (+ neutral face) 4 3 2 1 0 extremely unhappy (+ unhappy face) thermometer scale with emoticons
ClassificationO-HL-cm-sq-f-11-a
Author's labelHappiness faces scale
Page in publication805
RemarksMean and s.d. computed by WDH-team
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.45
Standard deviation1.94


Full textSelfreport on 12 questions Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how much you experienced the following feelings; A posiitive B negative C good D bad E pleasant F unpleasant G happy H sad I afraid J joyful K angry L contented Rated: 1 very rarely or never 2 rarely 3 sometimes 4 often 5 very often or always Computation; (A+C++E+G+J+L) -(B+D+F+H+I+K) name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
ClassificationA-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f
Author's labelHedonic happiness
Page in publication805
RemarksMean and s.d. computed by WDH-team
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range -24 - 24On range 0 - 10
Mean8.51
Standard deviation6.42


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Eudaimonic happinessL04ag04Flourishing scales
HappinessH07aa02bO-HL by A-AB
HappinessH07aa03aO-HL by C-BW, also classified as above ↑
Life satisfactionH07ab03bA-AB by C-BW