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Studies

McAdams & Lucas (2012): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
McAdams, K.K.; Lucas, R.E.
Title:
The Role of Domain Satisfaction in Explaining the Paradoxical Association Between Life Satisfaction and Age.
Source:
Social lndicator Research, 2012, Vol.109, 295 -303

Investigation

Public:
Adults, 16-93, United Kingdom, 1996-2004
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 24094
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
298
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:
5.24 7.07
SD:
1.31 2.18

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Aggregated domain satisfactions Satisfaction with multiple domains of life