Findings on happiness in Panadero et al. (2015): study ES Madrid 2010

Publication
Author(s)Panadero, S.; Guillén, A.I.; Vazquez, J.J.
TitleHappiness on the Street: Overall Happiness Among Homeless People in Madrid (Spain).
SourceAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 2015, Vol. 85, 324 - 330
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000080
Investigation
PublicHomeless, Madrid, Spain, 201?
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 A representative sample of 235 homeless people who had spent the night before the interview in a shelter for homeless people, on the street or other places not initially designed for sleeping (e.g., A.T.M.'s, cars, abandoned buildings, tunnels, tube stations).
Respondents N =235
Non ResponseNot available
 not reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksYear of data gathering not reported, assumed 2010
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question I feel that life is very rewarding 1 strongly disagree 2 moderately disagree 3 slightly disagree 4 slightly agree 5 oderately agree 6 strongly agree Item in Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ)
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-6-a
Author's labeloverall happiness
Page in publication89
DKNA %3.4
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.425.71
Standard deviation1.582.64

Scores in123456
%7.23.810.228.523.812.3

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Disability or handicapH02abCurrent handicap
future expectationsH19abCurrent hope
future expectationsH04aa04Expected level of happiness (period unspecified), also classified as above ↑
Level of educationE01ab02Level of school-education
LonelinessM15ac05aFeeling lonely (vs not)
Meta-stereoptypesS02ab10Self-perceived social identity
NationalityN10acForeign nationalities in nation
Perceived general healthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
Religious beliefsR12acCurrent religious denomination
SexG01aaSex (male vs female)