Findings on happiness in Clement (1980): study FR 1975

Publication
Author(s)Clement, F.J.
TitleDe la Variation de Quelques Traits de Personalité en Fonction, notamment, de l'Age, du Sexe et du Niveau Intellectuel. (The Variation of Certain Personality Traits in Relation to Age, Sex, and Intelligent Level).
SourcePsychologie Francaise, 1980, Vol. 25, 95 - 113
Investigation
Public29-88 aged women, upper middle class, France, 1975
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non probability chunk sample: Members of a Roman-Catholic womens organisation
Respondents N =1145
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentNot available
 not reported
General remarksSame study also reported in Clement 1978
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Place a cross, on each line, on the place you estimate to be that which corresponds best with your state 1 I am not very happy 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | I am not too happy 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 I am quite happy Scoring: rated on an open horizontal line scale, divided afterwards in 9 sections.
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-ol-9-a
Author's labelBonheur (happiness)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 9On range 0 - 10
Mean7.317.88
Standard deviation1.93


Full textSelfreport on single question: Place a cross on the line below, on the spot you estimate that corresponds best with your state. 1 | I am not very satisfied 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | I am not too satisfied 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 I am very satisfied Scoring: rated on an open horizontal line scale divided afterwards in 9 sections.
ClassificationO-SP-u-sq-ol-9-a
Author's labelSatisfaction (satisfaction)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 9On range 0 - 10
Mean6.206.50
Standard deviation2.22


Full textSelfreport on single question: Place a cross on the line on the place you estimate to be what corresponds best with your state. 1 | I don't feel very well in my skin 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | I don't feel too well in my skin 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | I feel very well in my skin Scoring: rated on open horizontal line scale divided afterwards in 9 sections.
ClassificationM-FH-u-sq-ol-9-a
Author's labelSensation (feelings)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 9On range 0 - 10
Mean6.677.08
Standard deviation2.30


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Cultural levelE01ab02Level of school-education
Level of efficiencyI03ac04Sorting ability