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Studies

Cummins (2005): study HK 2003

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, Hong Kong, China, 2003
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 78
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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:
12

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 achieve in life Satisfaction with own accomplishments Satisfaction with personal relationships Satisfaction with intimate bonds Satisfaction with safety Satisfaction with safety in vicinity Satisfaction with community Satisfaction with local community Summed effects Satisfaction with multiple domains of life