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Studies

Currie et al. (2004): study ZZ Developed nations 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Currie, C.; Barnekow Rasmussen, V.; Morgan, A.; Rasch, J.; Roberts, C.; Samdal, O.; Settertobulte, W.; Smith, R.
Title:
Young People's Health in Context, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study: International Report from the 2001/2002 Survey. Health Policy for Children and Adolescents No.4
Source:
WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004.

Investigation

Public:
11,13 and 15 aged, school children, 33 countries and regions, 2001
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 162306
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Specially trained personnel, teachers and school nurses administered the completion of questionnaires in school classrooms.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
A score of 6 or more was defined as a positive level of life satisfaction. Percentage scoring 6 or more = 80,8
Full distribution of responses not reported
Page in publication:
57, 229

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Academic achievement School-success Liking school Attitudes to school School pressure Perceived pressure of school-work Peer support Attitudes to school
Perceived popularity
Amount of current support received
School experience Attitudes to school Being bullied Victim of bullying Bullying Aggressive behavior