print

Studies

Goswami (2014): study GB 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Goswami, H.
Title:
Children's Subjective Well-Being: Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Personality.
Source:
Child Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 7, 119 - 140

Investigation

Public:
10-15 aged, schoolchildren, United Kingdom, 2011
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 2400
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 5  statements:

A  My life is going well
B  My life is just right
C  I wish I had a different kind of life
D  I have a good life
E  I have what I want in life

Rated
0  strongly disagree
1  
2  
3
4  strongly agree

Shortened Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale'
(Items left out from original scale are: "My life is better than most young people's" and "I would like to change things in my life)
Name SLSS5
Classification:
M-CO-u-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Huebner's Student Life Satisfaction Scal
Page in publication:
126
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.87
SD:
0.76

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Year group Current stage in school-career Gender Sex (male vs female) Disabilties Disability Learning difficulties School-success
Intelligence defects
Ethnicity Ethnic status in Britain Religion Current religious denomination Parental status: lone parent Number of parents (broken home) Deprivation index Current possessions
Relative resources
Country of birth Earlier nationality (nation of origin)
Migration at young age
Parental status: step parent Number of parents (broken home)
Non-biological child
Extraversion Extraverted Agreeableness Agreeable Conscientiousness Conscientious Emotional stability Emotional Opennes Open