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Daukantaite & Zukauskiene (2006): study SE 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Daukantaite, D.; Zukauskiene, R.
Title:
Swedish and Lithuanian employed women’s subjective well-being.
Source:
International Journal of Social Welfare, 2006, Vol 15, 23 - 30

Investigation

Public:
Middle-aged employed Swedish women 1998
Survey name:
IDA Individual Development and Adaptation
Sample:
No sample: full population
Respondents:
N = 316
Non Response:
23 %
Assessment:
Multiple methods
personal interview plus questionnaires

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions.

This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. As I read each item, I ask that you refer to your response card  an d tell me to wgat extent you have felt in that way during the past year :
A  excited
B  enthusiastic
C  alert
D  inspired
E  determined
F  distressed
G  scared
H  upset
I   nervous
J   ashamed

Answer options:  
1  not at all
2  a little
3  somewhat
4  quite a bit
5  very much

Negative affect score (NAS): F to J
Positive affect score   (PAS): A to G
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Shortened Watson's PANAS; Kiercher version
Classification:
A-BW-cy-mq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
ABS computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
S25
Error estimates:
cronbach's alpha PA 0.84, NA 0.87
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.94

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Child status Children in the household
Age of children
Educational level Level of school-education Personal income Personal income