Findings on happiness in Liang & Zhu (2015): study CN 2014

Publication
Author(s)Liang, Y.; Zhu, D.
TitleSubjective Well-Being of Chinese Landless Peasants in Relatively Developed Regions: Measurement Using PANAS and SWLS.
SourceSocial Indicator Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 817 - 835
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-014-0762-z
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s11205-014-0762-z
Investigation
PublicLandless peasants, aged 18-70, China, 2014
 Peasants, expropriated of their lands because of urbanization
 Year assumed by WDH-team (not reported)
Survey nameNot available
 Own survey
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =1236
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 20 questions: Lead item not reported. A nervous B distressed C afraid D jittery E irritable F upset G scared H exited I ashamed J guilty K hostile L active M determined N inspired O enthusiastic P alert Q attentive R proud S strong T interested Rated: 1: slightly/not at all . . 5 extremely Negative affect score (NAS): A to K Positive affect score (PAS): L to T Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
ClassificationA-BW-?-mq-v-5-a
Author's labelPositive and Negative Affect
Page in publication822,824-828
RemarksABS computed by WDH-team, subtracting NA from PA
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: I am satisfied with my life. 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 slightly disagree 4 neither agree, nor disagree 5 slightly agree 6 agree 7 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication825
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean3.04
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life 1 strongly disagree 2 3 4 5 6 7 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
ClassificationC-RA-h-sq-n-7-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication825
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean3.47
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: In most ways my life is close to ideal 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 slightly disagree 4 neither agree, nor disagree 5 slightly agree 6 agree 7 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelIn most ways my life is close to ideal
Page in publication824
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean3.14
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: The conditions of my life are excellent 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 slightly disagree 4 neither agree, nor disagree 5 slightly agree 6 agree 7 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelConditions of life are excellent
Page in publication824
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean3.33
Standard deviation