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Baptista et al. (2016): study PT 2015

Publication

Author(s):
Baptista, A.; Becalli, M.; Camilo, C.
Title:
What are People saying when they report they are Happy or Life Satisfied?
Source:
Anales de Psicologia, 2016, Vol. 32, 803 - 809

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2015
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 409
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

If you remember your own life last month, where do you stand on the ladder from worst possible to best possible life you can imagine? On which step on the ladder is your life?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible
Classification:
C-BW-cm-sq-l-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Mean and s.d. computed by WDH-team
Page in publication:
805
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.49
SD:
1.69
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

.. happiness last month ... (full question not reported)
10 extremely happy (+ happy face)
9
8
7
6
5  neutral (+ neutral face)
4
3
2
1
0  extremely unhappy (+ unhappy face)

thermometer scale with emoticons
Classification:
O-HL-cm-sq-f-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness faces scale
Remarks:
Mean and s.d. computed by WDH-team
Page in publication:
805
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.45
SD:
1.94
Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions

Please think of what you have been doing and experiencing during the past 4 weeks. Then report how  much you experienced the following feelings;
A  positive
B  negative
C  good
D  bad
E  pleasant
F  unpleasant
G  happy
H  sad
I   afraid
J   joyful
K  angry
L  contented

Rated:
1  very rarely or never
2  rarely
3  sometimes
4  often
5  very often or always

Computation; (A+C++E+G+J+L) -(B+D+F+H+I+K)
name: Diener's Scale of Positive and negative Experience SPANE-B
Classification:
A-AB-cm-mq-v-5-f
Author's label:
Hedonic happiness
Remarks:
Mean and s.d. computed by WDH-team
Page in publication:
805
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -24 - 24 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.51
SD:
6.42

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness O-HL by A-AB
O-HL by C-BW
Life satisfaction A-AB by C-BW Eudaimonic happiness Flourishing scales