Findings on happiness in Castelli et al. (2018): study CH 2017

Publication
Author(s)Castelli, L.; Crescentini, A.; Marcionetti, J.
TitleMonitoring Preadolescents' Well-being: Italian Validation of the Middle Years Development Instrument
SourceChild Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 11, 609 - 628
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12187-017-9459-6
Investigation
Public6-12 aged, Ticino canton,,Switzerland , 2017
 middle school pupils grade 6 and 7
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =1942
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 not explicitly reported, assumed that a questionnaire was completed in class
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In most ways my life is close to ideal 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelIn most ways my life is close to ideal
Page in publication615
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.927.30
Standard deviation1.162.90


Full textSelfreport on single question: The things in my life are excellent 1 disagree a lot 2 disagree a little 3 do not agree or disagree 4 agree a little 5 agree a lot Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
ClassificationO-SLS-u-sq-v-5-b
Author's labelThe things in my life are excellent
Page in publication615
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.476.18
Standard deviation1.192.98


Full textSelfreport on single question: I am happy with my life 1 disagree a lot 2 disagree a little 3 do not agree or disagree 4 agree a little 5 agree a lot Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-5-eb
Author's labelHappy with life
Page in publication615
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.398.47
Standard deviation0.962.40


Full textSelfreport on single question: So far I have gotten the important things I want from life 1 disagree a lot 2 disagree a little 3 do not agree or disagree 4 agree a little 5 agree a lot Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
ClassificationC-RA-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelI have the things I want in my life
Page in publication615
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.827.05
Standard deviation1.203.00