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Leung & Zhang (2000): study HK 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Leung, J.P.; Zhang, L.W.
Title:
Modelling Life Satisfaction of Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong.
Source:
International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2000, Vol. 24, 99 - 104

Investigation

Public:
Chinese adolescents, Hong-Kong, 1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 1099
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
The questionnaire was administrated to the students via a teacher from the school., students answered the questionnaire during a regular class period. Responses were anonymous.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (original version)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Single-item life satisfaction
Page in publication:
101
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.31
SD:
1.09

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-concept Current self-evaluation
SELF-IMAGE
Current self-characterization
Self-perceived ability
Evaluation of aspects of self
Relationship Relations with parents
Attitudes to school
Social climate in school