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Reig Ferrer et al. (2001): study ES 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Reig Ferrer, A.; Cabrero Garcia, J.; Ferrer Cascales, R.I.; Richart Martinez, M.
Title:
La Calidad de Vida y el Estado de Salud de los estudiantes universitarios (Quality of life and health status of university students).
Source:
University of Alicante, 2001, Alicante, Spain

Investigation

Public:
University students, Alicante, Spain 2000
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 845
Non Response:
318 (37,63%)
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  agree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
O-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
110
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.6%,   2: 22.2%,   3: 30.9%,   4: 34.9%,   5: 5.9%   (total 98.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.16
SD:
0.99
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

The conditions of my life are excellent
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
O-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Remarks:
Spanish version slightly different… because don't asked about the level of satisfaction, only about the life conditions
Page in publication:
110
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.5%,   2: 19.5%,   3: 23.1%,   4: 47.1%,   5: 7.4%   (total 98.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.40
SD:
0.94
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

'I am satisfied with my life'
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree not disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale (5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical)
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-d
Page in publication:
110
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 13.9%,   3: 15.7%,   4: 57.9%,   5: 10.8%   (total 98.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.66
SD:
0.87
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
C-RG-h-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
110
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.3%,   2: 26%,   3: 15%,   4: 40.8%,   5: 14.4%   (total 98.5%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.40
SD:
1.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding gender Sex (male vs female)