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Liang & Zhu (2015): study CN 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Liang, Y.; Zhu, D.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being of Chinese Landless Peasants in Relatively Developed Regions: Measurement Using PANAS and SWLS.
Source:
Social Indicator Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 817 - 835

Investigation

Public:
Landless peasants, China, 2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 1236
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
assessment not mentioned, Assumed by web.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
C-CI-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
In most ways, my life is close to ideal
Page in publication:
822
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.14
SD:
2.02
Full text:
Self report on single question:

The conditions of my life are excellent
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
O-SLC-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
The conditions of my life are excellent
Page in publication:
822
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.33
SD:
2.03
Full text:
Self report on single question:

I am satisfied with my life.
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
I am satisfied with my life
Page in publication:
822
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.04
SD:
1.99
Full text:
Self report on single question:

So far, I have achieved the most important things I want in life.
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
C-RA-h-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
I achieved the important things I want
Page in publication:
822
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.47
SD:
2.15
Full text:
Self report on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.
A  nervous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  excited
I   ashamed
J  guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
5  extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported
Classification:
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Positive and Negative Affect Schedule
Page in publication:
822
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
-7.23