Findings on happiness in Schnettler et al. (2017): study CL 2015

Publication
Author(s)Schnettler, B.; Lobos, G.; Miranda-Zapata, E.
TitleMeasurement Invariance in the Satisfaction with Life Scale in Chilean and Ecuadorian Older Adults
SourcePersonality and Individual Differences, 2017, Vol. 110, 96 - 101
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.01.036
Investigation
Public60+ aged visitors of gerontology center, Chile, 2017
 756 adults aged 60 or older without physical (functional) or mental (dementia) dysabilities, age: M=71.38; SD= 6.48
Collect periodmarch and july
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =756
Non Response1
 not reported
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
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 labelSWLS item1
Page in publication98
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.32
Standard deviation1.04


Full textSelfreport on single question: The conditions of my life are excellent 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 slightly disagree 4 slightly agree 5 agree 6 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-v-6-a
Author's labelSWLS item 2
Page in publication98
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.18
Standard deviation0.99


Full textSelfreport on single question: I am satisfied with my life in general 6 strongly agree 5 agree 4 somewhat agree 3 somewhat disagree 2 disagree 1 strongly disagree
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b
Author's labelSWLS item3
Page in publication98
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.67
Standard deviation1.02


Full textSelfreport on single question: I am satisfied with what I have achieved in my life 6 strongly agree 5 agree 4 somewhat agree 3 somewhat disagree 2 disagree 1 strongly disagree Item 14 in School Well-being Questionnaire Item formulated negatively in that list (NOT satisfied)
ClassificationC-RA-h-sq-v-6-a
Author's labelSWLS item4
Page in publication98
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.61
Standard deviation0.97