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Liang & Zhu (2015): study CN 2014

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, aged 18-70, China, 2014
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 1236
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Remarks:
ABS computed by WDH-team, subtracting NA from PA
Page in publication:
822,824-828
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -40 - 40 On range 0-10
Mean:
-7.23
Full text:
Selfreport 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:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
825
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:
3.04
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life
1  strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
C-RA-h-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
825
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.47
Full text:
Selfreport 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:
O-V-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
In most ways my life is close to ideal
Page in publication:
824
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:
3.14
Full text:
Selfreport 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:
Conditions of life are excellent
Page in publication:
824
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:
3.33