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Studies

Forjaz et al. (2012): study ES 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Forjaz, M.J.; Ayala, A.; Rodriguez-Blazquez, C.
Title:
Rasch Analysis of the International Wellbeing Index in Older Adults.
Source:
International Psychogeriatrics, 2012, Vol. 24, 324 - 332

Investigation

Public:
60+ aged, community-dwlling adults, Spain, 2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1106
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
0   completely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5  neither unsatisfied nor satisfied
6
7
8
9
10  completely satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used since 2005)
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life in general.
Page in publication:
325-326
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.40 6.40
SD:
1.60 1.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Personal Well-being Index Satisfaction with multiple domains of life National Well-being Index Current satisfaction with nation