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Studies

Rivera et al. (2015): study AW 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Rivera, M.; Croes, R.; Lee, S.H.
Title:
Tourism Development and Happiness: A Residents ’ Perspective.
Source:
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management. 2015, 1 -12

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, urban areas, Aruba, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 855
Non Response:
22.9%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

In general I consider myself as
1  a very unhappy person
2
3
4
5
6
7  a very happy person

Item in Lyubomirsky & Lepper's 'Subjective Happiness Scale' (SHS)
Classification:
O-HP-g-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Subjective happiness
Page in publication:
6
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.02
SD:
1.00