Findings on happiness in Balatsky & Diener (1993): study RU 1990

Publication
Author(s)Balatsky, G.; Diener, E.
TitleSubjective Well-Being among Russian Students.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 225 - 243
DOIDOI:10.1007/BF01079019
Investigation
PublicStudents, Moscow and Glazov (Ural), Russia, 1990
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Moscow sample N=63; mean age 18.5; 14 male, 48 female. Glazov sample N=53; mean age 19.4; 5 male, 48 female.
Respondents N =116
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 And group meeting.
General remarksInstructions and questions translated and administered in Russian.To prepare adequate translations, back-translation procedure was used.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life as a whole.....? 7 delighted 6 pleased 5 mostly satisfied 4 mixed 3 mostly dissatisfied 2 unhappy 1 terrible Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (original version)
ClassificationO-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelDelighted-Terrible life
Page in publication230
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean4.60
Standard deviation1.00


Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life as a whole right now.....? 1 terrible 2 unhappy 3 mostly dissatisfied 4 mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied) 5 mostly satisfied 6 pleased 7 delighted - neutral (neither satisfied nor dissatisfied) - I never thought about it - does not apply to me Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (modified version by Michalos)
ClassificationO-DT-c-sq-v-7-b
Author's labelSatisfaction with life as a whole
Page in publication235
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean4.15
Standard deviation1.50


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Global life satisfactionH07aa01lO-DT by O-DT
Life-eventsL06LIFE EVENTS
Negative PANASM14acCurrent typical moods
Positive PANASM14acCurrent typical moods
Satisfaction with 13 domains of lifeL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with cultural lifeC14ac02Attitude to own cultural participation
Satisfaction with educationE01ad03Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with family relationsF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with financesI01af05cSatisfaction with financial security
Satisfaction with financial domains of lifeL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with friendshipsF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with healthH14af04Satisfaction with health
Satisfaction with housingH22ae02Satisfaction with housing
Satisfaction with life scale (SWLS)L04abCurrent overall judgements of life as a whole
Satisfaction with living partnerM03ac03Satisfaction with marriage
Satisfaction with paid employmentW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Satisfaction with recreation activityL03ad03bSatisfaction with leisure activities
Satisfaction with religionR10af03Satisfaction with religion
Satisfaction with self esteemS02ad02Evaluation of self-as-a-whole
Satisfaction with social domains of lifeL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with transportationL12ac02ahSatisfaction with local transport facilities
Self esteemS02ad02Evaluation of self-as-a-whole