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Castelli et al. (2018): study CH 2017

Publication

Author(s):
Castelli, L.; Crescentini, A.; Marcionetti, J.
Title:
Monitoring Preadolescents' Well-being: Italian Validation of the Middle Years Development Instrument
Source:
Child Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 11, 609 - 628

Investigation

Public:
6-12 aged, Ticino canton,,Switzerland , 2017
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 1942
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
not explicitly reported, assumed that a questionnaire was completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  agree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
C-CI-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
In most ways my life is close to ideal
Page in publication:
615
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:
3.92 7.30
SD:
1.16 2.90
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

The things in my life are excellent
1  disagree a lot
2  disagree a little
3  do not agree or disagree
4  agree a little
5  agree a lot

Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
Classification:
O-SLS-u-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
The things in my life are excellent
Page in publication:
615
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:
3.47 6.18
SD:
1.19 2.98
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

I am happy with my life
1  disagree a lot
2  disagree a little
3  do not agree or disagree
4  agree a little
5  agree a lot

Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-eb
Author's label:
Happy with life
Page in publication:
615
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:
4.39 8.47
SD:
0.96 2.40
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

So far I have gotten the important things I want from life
1  disagree a lot
2  disagree a little
3  do not agree or disagree
4  agree a little
5  agree a lot

Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
Classification:
C-RA-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
I have the things I want in my life
Page in publication:
615
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:
3.82 7.05
SD:
1.20 3.00