Findings on happiness in Man (1991): study CN 1983

Publication
Author(s)Man, P.
TitleThe Influence of Peers and Parents on Youth Life Satisfaction in Hong Kong.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 347 - 365
DOIDOI:10.1007/BF00383734
Investigation
Public13-16 aged students, Hong Kong, 1983-1984.
 1983-1984
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Students from 30 secondary schools studying in Form/Middle 1 and Form/Middle 4
Respondents N =1906
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question ..satisfaction with life as a whole.. (full item not reported) 7 very satisfied 6 5 4 just as satisfied as dissatisfied 3 2 1 very dissatisfied (numbering reversed)
ClassificationO-SLW-?-sq-n-7-a
Author's labelsatisfaction with life as a whole
Page in publication351
RemarksIn article 1= very satisfied; 7= very dissatisfied. In exerpt recoded 1 very dissatisfied, 7 very satisfied.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean3.88
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
parent orientationF01alAttitudes to family of origin
peer orientationF06ah01Concern about friends
school classA04ab02Age difference among young people
school classS01aa03Current stage in school-career, also classified as above ↑