Neto & DaConceicao Pinto (2015a): study ZZ World samples 2013
- Neto, F.; DaConceicao Pinto, M.
- A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Satisfaction with Sex Life Among Emerging Adults.
- Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 120, 545 - 557
- Students, aged 18-29, Angola, Brazil, Macao, and Portugal, 2013
- Non-probability chunk sample
- N = 961
- Non Response:
Participants were administered the questionnaire during class time, after being informed of the voluntary nature of participation. The questionnaire was administered by the second author of this paper in the four cultural contexts. The participants were social sciences students. The survey was administered in accordance with the current legal and ethical norms in all cultural contexts. The response rate was 100 % in all four groups. It usually took <15 min to complete the questionnaire. After the completion of the questionnaire, the participants were debriefed and any questions were addressed.
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport on 22 questions.
This scale consists of a number of words that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Indicate to what extend you feel this way
1 very slightly or not at all
2 a little
4 quite a bit
Negative affect score (NAS): (A to J+ V)/11
Positive affect score (PAS): (L to U)/11
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS
Name: Watson's PANAS (time unspecified), items U and V added
- Author's label:
- Affective well-being
- Angola: M=1,37; SD=1,14
Brazil: M=1,14; SD=1,23
Macao: M=0,66; SD=0,87
Portugal: M=1,00; SD=1,18
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- Observed distribution
- 1: 0%, 2: 0%, 3: 0%, 4: 0%, 5: 0%
- Summary Statistics
- On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
- 1.02 6.02