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Balatsky & Diener (1993): study RU 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Balatsky, G.; Diener, E.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being among Russian Students.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 225 - 243

Investigation

Public:
Students, Moscow and Glazov (Ural), Russia, 1990
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 116
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And group meeting.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Delighted-Terrible life
Page in publication:
230
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.60
SD:
1.00
Full text:
Selfreport 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)
Classification:
O-DT-c-sq-v-7-b
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life as a whole
Page in publication:
235
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.15
SD:
1.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with finances Satisfaction with financial security Satisfaction with family relations Satisfaction with family-life Satisfaction with paid employment Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with friendships Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with living partner Satisfaction with marriage Satisfaction with recreation activity Satisfaction with leisure activities Satisfaction with religion Satisfaction with religion Satisfaction with self esteem Evaluation of self-as-a-whole Satisfaction with transportation Satisfaction with local transport Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with cultural life Attitude to own cultural participation Satisfaction with financial domains of life Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Satisfaction with social domains of life Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Satisfaction with 13 domains of life Satisfaction with multiple domains of life Satisfaction with life scale (SWLS) Current overall judgements of life as a whole Positive PANAS Current typical moods Negative PANAS Current typical moods Global life satisfaction O-DT by O-DT Life-events LIFE EVENTS Self esteem Evaluation of self-as-a-whole