Findings on happiness in Schnettler et al. (2017): study EC 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, Ecuador, 2015
 817 adults, aged 60 or older, without phycal (functional) or mental (dementia) dysabilities, age: M=73,70; SD=7.45
Collect periodmarch and july
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability cluster sample
 the seniors were contacted in gerontology enters
Respondents N =817
Non ResponseNot available
 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
Mean4.24
Standard deviation1.20


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 item2
Page in publication98
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.20
Standard deviation1.14


Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? 6 very satisfied 5 moderately satisfied 4 slightly satisfied 3 slightly dissatisfied 2 moderately dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied Item in Ferran & Powers (1992) Quality Of Life Index
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-6-a
Author's labelSWLS item3
Page in publication98
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.65
Standard deviation0.96


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
Mean4.31
Standard deviation1.16