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Studies

Bevans et al. (2010): study US 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Bevans, K.B.; Forrest, C.B.; Riley, A.W.
Title:
Development of the Health Pathways Child-Report Scales.
Source:
Quality Life Research, 2010, Vol. 19, 1195 - 1214

Investigation

Public:
School children, USA, 200?
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 2095
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
audio computer-assisted questionnaires, or paper- and-pencil questionnaires read aloud bij administrator.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on five questions:

A  Thinking about the past 4 weeks: Has your life been enjoyable?
B  How often do you feel happy?
C  How much of the time do you feel satisfied with your life?
D  How often do you have a lot of fun?
E  Thinking about the past 4 weeks; Have you felt pleased that you were alive?

Rated:
1  not at all/never
2  slightly/almost never
3  moderately/sometimes
4  very/ almost always
5  extremely/always
Classification:
M-TH-*-mq-v-5-b
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
1210
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.20

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding special health care need Current general health status gender Sex (male vs female) asthma Diseases of respiratory system (j00-99) ADHD Mental and behavioral disorders (f00-99) schooltype School-type
Age difference among young people