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Cummins (2005): study AR 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Cummins, R.A.
Title:
Personal Well-Being Index (PWI) Manual 29-4-05. Version 3.
Source:
Deakin University, Australian Center on Quality of Life, 2005, Melbourne, Australia

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, Argentina, 2002
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 492
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1   very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5  neutral
6
7
8
9
10  very satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used until 2005)
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca
Author's label:
Life as a whole
Page in publication:
11

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with achievements Satisfaction with own accomplishments Satisfaction with personal relationships Satisfaction with intimacy Satisfaction with safety Satisfaction with safety in vinicity Satisfaction with community Satisfaction with local community Satisfaction with future security Satisfaction with financial security Summed effects Satisfaction with multiple domains of life