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Studies

Iannotti et al. (2009): study ZZ Developed nations 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Iannotti, R.J.; Haug, E.; Janssen, I
Title:
Interrelationships of Adolescent Physical Activity, Screen-based Sedentarry Behavior and Social and Psychological Health.
Source:
International Journal of Public Health, 2009, Vol. 54, 191 - 198

Investigation

Public:
11, 13 and 15 aged, 41 nations, 2008-2009
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 204534
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Qestionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder (10) represents the best possible life for you and the bottom (1) represents the worst possible life for you.  Where on the ladder do you feel personally stand at the present time?
[ 10 ]  best possible life for you
[   9 ]
[   8 ]
[   7 ]
[   6 ]
[   5 ]
[   4 ]
[   3 ]
[   2 ]
[   1 ]  worst possible life for you

Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating of life (adapted version)
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Remarks:

North America:        M=7.4, SD=1.8
Western Europe:     M=7.8, SD=1.7
Eastern Europe:      M=7.3, SD=1.9
Northern Europe:    M=7.9, SD=1.7
Southern Europe:   M=7.9, SD=1.8
Page in publication:
192

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Physical Activity Current time-usage
Active involvement in sports
Screen-based media use Internet, social media
Current time-usage
Tv watching, radio listening
Time on internet