print

Studies

Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Godoy-Izquierdo, D.; Godoy, J.F.; Martinez, A.
Title:
Balance Afectivo en Hombres y Mujeres: Implicaciones de la Edad y el Sexo. (Affect Balance amon Men and Women: Implications of Age and Sex).
Source:
Behavioral Psychology/Psicologia Conductual, 2009, Vol. 17, 299 - 319

Investigation

Public:
Exercisers and non-exercisers, Spain, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 205
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaires handed out in public and private health and fitness & sports clubs, gyms and centers and in public community places, and completed at the instant.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self-reported single question:

How happy do you feel currently, in the last few days or weeks?
0  very unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy
Classification:
M-FH-c-sq-n-11-b
Author's label:
Current happiness
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:
7.16 7.16
SD:
1.84 1.84
Full text:
Self reported single question:

How happy do you usually feel, along your life?
0  very unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy

This question is preceded by the following question: How happy do you feel currently, in the last few days or weeks?
Classification:
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-c
Author's label:
General happiness
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:
7.41 7.41
SD:
1.39 1.39

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Current happiness O-HL by O-HL Regular practice of healthy exercise Active involvement in sports Type of exercising activities Kind of sport practiced Frequency of exercise practice Active involvement in sports Duration of the practice per session Active involvement in sports Intensity of practice Active involvement in sports Age Young versus old Sex Sex (male vs female) Academic level Level of school-education Work status Current employment status
Full-time home maker
Involved in schooling or not
Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Recent entering of marriage
Having children Current parental status Suffering from any highly problematic circumstance Current problems Illness/es Current general health status Under treatment/therapy Current medical consumption
Currently in treatment or not
Medication
Perceived contribution to happiness of love and loving/beingloved Attitudes to affective life
Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to intimates
Attitudes to one's love-life
Perceived contribution of partnership and sexuality Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to one's love-life
Attitudes to current marriage-relationship
Attitudes to one's sex-life
Perceived contribution of family and family relationships Attitudes to family of origin
Attitudes to family of procreation
Attitudes to family-life
Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to current marriage-relationship
Perceived contribution of health, well-being and quality of life Perceived sources of happiness
Current positive mental health
Attitudes to own mental health
Attitudes to own health
Perceived contribution of friends and social relationships Attitudes to friendship
Perceived sources of happiness
Perceived contribution of satisfaction of basic needs Perceived sources of happiness
Satisfaction with physical needs met
Perceived contribution of personal autonomy and independence Attitudes to freedom
Perceived sources of happiness
Perceived contribution of self-confidence Perceived sources of happiness
Feeling self-confident (vs inadequate)
Self-perceived ability
Self confidence
Attitudes to own self-image
Perceived contribution of personal strengths, skills and resourcs Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to own resources
Attitudes to own self-image
Perceived contribution of self-concept and self-esteem Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to own resources
Current self-evaluation
Attitudes to own self-image
Perceived contribution of humor sense, attitudes and positive emo Attitudes to affective life
Perceived sources of happiness
Perceived contribution of habits and lifestyles Perceived contribution of way of being Perceived sources of happiness
Current self-evaluation
Satisfaction with oneself-as-a-person
Perceived contribution of genes and heredity Perceived sources of happiness Perceived contribution of power, status and importance of yoursel Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to own social status
Perceived contribution of goals, challenges and vital commitments Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to own interests
Attitudes to own life-goals
Attitudes to ones motivation
Perceived contribution of work and work relationships Perceived sources of happiness
Current concern about work
Perceived contribution of money, wealth and luxury Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to own income
Concerns about income
Attitudes to one's possessions
Perceived contribution of faith, religion, ethics or moral valu Perceived sources of happiness
Attitudes to religion
Attitudes to own values
Perceived contribution of sense of pertenence to one's own commun Perceived sources of happiness
Attitude to vinicity
Attitudes to total social participation