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Correlational findings

Study Simoes et al. (2009): study PT 2001

Public:
Adolescents, Portugal, 2001-02
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6109
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Teachers administered the self-completion of questionnaires in school classroom.

Correlate

Authors's label
Life satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e Beta = +.25 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- family
- family affluence
- friends
- psychological symptoms
- school
- class mates
- body satisfaction
- happiness
- teachers
- physical symptoms
- food intake
- physical activity
- risk behaviours
- social competency