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Neto & DaConceicao Pinto (2015a): study ZZ World samples 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Neto, F.; DaConceicao Pinto, M.
Title:
A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Satisfaction with Sex Life Among Emerging Adults.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 120, 545 - 557

Investigation

Public:
Students, aged 18-29, Angola, Brazil, Macao, and Portugal, 2013
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 961
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
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 vous
B  distressed
C  afraid
D  jittery
E  irritable
F  upset
G  scared
H  exiled
I   ashamed
J   guilty
K  hostile
L  active
M  determined
N  inspired
O  enthusiastic
P  alert
Q  attentive
R  proud
S  strong
T  interested
U  happy
V  sad

Answer options:  
1  very slightly or not at all
2  a little
3  moderately
4  quite a bit
5  extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): (A to K+ U)/11
Positive affect score   (PAS): (L to T+V)/11
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS (time version not reported) items U and V added
Classification:
A-BW-u-mq-v-5-bb
Author's label:
Affective well-being
Remarks:
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
Page in publication:
549,552
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.02 6.02

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with sex life Satisfaction with sex-life