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Studies

OECD (2017): study US 2015

Publication

Author(s):
OECD,
Title:
PISA 2015 Results. Students' Well-Being. Volume III.
Source:
OECD Publishing, 2017, Paris, France

Investigation

Public:
15-16 aged, secundary school students, United States of America, 2017
Survey name:
INT PISA 2015
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 5712
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e
Author's label:
satisfaction with life
Page in publication:
276
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.7%,   2: 1%,   3: 1.5%,   4: 3%,   5: 5.7%,   6: 8.8%,   7: 8.8%,   8: 15.3%,   9: 19.5%,   10: 17.9%,   11: 17.9%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.35
SD:
2.21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Economic, social and cultural status Socio-cultural background (earlier for adults, current for young) Schoolwork related anxiety Perceived pressure of school-work Time spend studying in and out of school Involvement in school-work Gender Sex (male vs female) Migrant background Ethnic status in specific nations
Migration of parents
School performance in science School-success
School performance
Disciplinary climate Support by teachers Perceived support by teachers Support by teachers Adaptive instruction Student taylored instruction Enquiry based teaching Discovery oriented learning Perceived feedback by teachers (1) Feedback by teachers After school study time TIME
Studying
Homework
Time per week spend learning in regular lessons Studying
Time spend studying
School hours
Students' motivation to achieve (1) Motivation to perform well in school Students' motivation to achieve (2) Ambitious
Motivation to perform well in school
Students' expectations to complete a university degree Educational aspirations
Motivation to perform well in school
Sense of belonging Feeling lonely (vs not)
Sense of belonginness at school
Perceived support by teachers (2) Support by teachers Perceived support by teachers (3) Support by teachers Perceived support by teachers (4) Support by teachers Perceived support by teachers (5) Support by teachers
Discovery oriented learning
Exposure to bullying Bullying incidence Talking with friends Out of school contacts with friends (of pupils) Family wealth Current possessions
Parents wealth
Physical activity at school Current sporting
Sporting
Physical education
Practicing sports Active involvement in sports
Sporting
Physical activity outside school Active involvement in sports Eating habits Breakfast (or not)
Dinner (or not)
Students' work for pay Student side job School performance in mathematics School-success
School performance
School performance in reading School-success
School performance