Forjaz et al. (2012): study ES 2012
- Forjaz, M.J.; Ayala, A.; Rodriguez-Blazquez, C.
- Rasch Analysis of the International Wellbeing Index in Older Adults.
- International Psychogeriatrics, 2012, Vol. 24, 324 - 332
- 60+ aged, community-dwlling adults, Spain, 2012
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- Probability multistage stratified area sample
- N = 1106
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question:
Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
0 completely unsatisfied
5 neither unsatisfied nor satisfied
10 completely satisfied
First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used since 2005)
- Author's label:
- Satisfaction with life in general.
- Page in publication:
- Observed distribution
- Summary Statistics
- On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
- 6.40 6.40
- 1.60 1.60