Findings on happiness in Michalos (1991): study PR 1985

Publication
Author(s)Michalos, A.C.
TitleGlobal Report on Student Well-Being Volume I: Life Satisfaction and Happiness.
SourceSpringer, 1991, New York, USA
Investigation
PublicStudents, Puerto Rico, 1985
Survey nameISWS 1985
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
WeightingN
Respondents N =306
Non Response0
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Considering your life as a whole, would you describe it as....:? 1 very unhappy 2 | unhappy 3 4 an even mixture of unhappiness and happiness 5 | happy 6 7 very happy no opinion
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-7-a
Page in publication83
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.02
Standard deviation1.17


Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life as a whole right now.....? 7 delightfull 6 very satisfying 5 satisfying 4 mixed 3 dissatisfying 2 very dissatisfying 1 terrible No opinion Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' ( modified version)
ClassificationO-DT-c-sq-v-7-aa
Page in publication83
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.18
Standard deviation0.94