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Ferguson et al. (2017): study AU 2015

Publication

Author(s):
Ferguson, S.J.; McMahon, C.; Taylor, A.J.
Title:
Hope for the Future and Avoidance of the Present: Associations with Well-being in Older Adults.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2017, Vol. 18, 1485 - 1506

Investigation

Public:
65+ aged, Australia, 2015
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 259
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported

A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Rated:
1: very slightly
2
3
4
5  
6
7 extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-n-7-c
Author's label:
Positive And Negative Affect Scales
Remarks:
Affect Balance computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
1491
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range - On range 0-10
Mean:
1.76