Findings on happiness in Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2016

Publication
Author(s)Tambyah, S.K.; Tan, S.J.
TitleSubjective Wellbeing (I). Satisfaction with Life, Life Domains and Living in Singapore.
SourceHappiness, Wellbeing and Society: What Matters for Singaporeans, 2018, Routledge, London
Investigation
Public15+ aged, Singapore 2016
Survey nameSG Singapore QOL survey 2016
 Quality of Life NUS 2016
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =1503
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
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
Page in publication29
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.286.55
Standard deviation0.961.92

Scores in123456
%0.96.09.435.245.23.3

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
Page in publication30
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.316.62
Standard deviation0.961.92

Scores in123456
%0.85.410.233.545.94.2

Full textSelfreport on single question: I am satisdfied with my life 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-SLu-u-sq-v-6-c
Page in publication30
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.517.02
Standard deviation0.921.85

Scores in123456
%0.74.07.425.955.56.5

Full textSelfreport on single question: So far I have gotten the important things I want in life 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)
ClassificationC-RA-h-sq-v-6-b
Page in publication30
RemarksDistributie niet in te vullen.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, how satisfied are you with your life in general? 1 very dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 3 somewhat dissatisfied 4 somewhat satisfied 5 satisfied 6 very satisfied This question was preceded by 16 questions on satisfaction with life-domains, eated on the same scale
ClassificationO-SLW-g-sq-v-6-ab
Page in publication23
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.727.44
Standard deviation0.731.47

Scores in123456
%0.11.34.024.062.38.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, would you say you are happy these days? 5 very happy 4 quite happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 not too unhappy 1 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-5-p
Page in publication38
RemarksHappiness Index (5+4)-(2+1)= +53,0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.616.32
Standard deviation0.871.92

Scores in12345
%2.38.725.054.010.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days? 4 often 3 sometimes 2 rarely 1 never - don't know
ClassificationM-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication38
RemarksEnjoyment index (4+3)-(2+1)= =61,8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.005.22
Standard deviation0.691.71

Scores in1234
%2.316.859.321.6

Full textSelfreport on single question: How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life? 4 a great deal 3 some 2 very little 1 none - don't know
ClassificationC-W-u-sq-v-4-c
Page in publication38
Remarks(4+3)-(2+1) = +58.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.900.00
Standard deviation0.620.00

Scores in1234
%2.019.066.412.6