Findings on happiness in Chan, D. et al. (2017): study ZA 2012

Publication
Author(s)Chan, D., D.; Hamamura, T., T.; Man Wai Li, L.
TitleIs trusting others related to better health? An investigation of older adults across six non-western countries
SourceJournal of cross-cultural psychology, 2017, vol.48(8) 1288-1301
DOIdoi:10.1.1177/0022022117722632
Investigation
Public50+ aged, South Africa, 201?
 Date of data gathering not reported
Survey nameSA-WHO-Healthinfo
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =3840
 Gender: Male=42.60% Female=57.40% Age: M=32.73 SD=9.70
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Not reported, face-to-face assumed
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how would you say you are these days? Are you.. 4 very happy 3 2 1 very unhappy Intermediate labels not reported
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-4-v
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication1292 1293
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.56
Standard deviation0.87


Full textSelfreport on single question Taking all things together, how saisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 5 very satisfied 4 3 2 1 very dissatisfied Labels of intermediate response options not reported
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-y
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication1292 1293
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.63
Standard deviation0.82