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Cha (2003): study KR 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Cha, K.H.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being among College Students.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol.62/63, 455 - 477

Investigation

Public:
College students, Korea, 199?
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 350
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 8 questions:

Using the scale below, indicate how much of the time during the PAST MONTH have you felt each emotion?
A  affectionate
B  joyful
C  sad
D  worried
E  irritable
F  guilty
G  happy
H  proud

1  never
2  slight amount (rare)
3  some of the time
4  about half the time
5  much of the time
6  almost always
7  always

Computation: (A+B+G+H)-(C+D+E+F)/8

Name: Diener's 'Affect Balance'
Classification:
A-BD2-cm-mq-v-7-b
Author's label:
Affective well-being
Page in publication:
459
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -6 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.29
SD:
1.48

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Satisfaction with life (SWLS) Happiness inventories involving unacceptable items Positive affect A-AB by A-AB
Hedonic tone in affect
Negative affect Hedonic tone in affect Self- Esteem Current self-evaluation
Self-confidant
Self-regard Current self-evaluation Social confidence Self-confidant School ability Satisfaction with own school-performance
Self-confidant
Self-perceived ability
Physical appearance Self rating of good looks Physical ability Current functional health Collective self-esteem Evaluation of aspects of self
Self-perceived social identity
Attitudes to own roles
Membership esteem Evaluation of aspects of self
Attitudes to own roles
Private collective self-esteem Self-perceived social identity
Attitudes to own roles
Public collective self-esteem Self-perceived social identity
Attitudes to own roles
Perceived popularity
Optimism Optimistic