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Studies

Currie et al. (2008): study ZZ Developed nations 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Currie, C.; Barnekow Rasmussen, V.; Bruce Currie, D.; Godeau, E.; Morgan, A.; NicGabhainn, S.; Pickett, W; Richter, ; Roberts, C.
Title:
Inequalities in Young People's Health: International Report from the HBSC 2005/2006 Survey. Health Policy for Children and Adolescents, No.5,
Source:
WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2008, Copenhagen, Denmark

Investigation

Public:
11,13 and 15 aged, school children, 41 countries and regions, 2005-2006
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 204534
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class. Administration of the questionnaire in schools is conducted according to standard guidelines from the survey protocol. It is carried out by school teachers in some countries and by professional fieldworkers or members of school health teams in others.

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
Page in publication:
63

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Age difference among young people Gender Sex (male vs female)