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Studies

Schütz et al. (2015): study BR Porto Alegre 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Schütz, F.F.; Bedin, L.M.; Sarriera, J.C.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being of Children in Residential Care Centers: Comparison between Children in Institutional Care and Children Living with their Families.
Source:
Pscioperspectivas, 2015, Vol. 15, 19 - 30

Investigation

Public:
Children, aged 8-12, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2013
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How happy do you feel with your overall life?
1
2
3
4
5
Emoticons ranging from dissatisfied to satisfied
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-f-5-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
22
Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied do you feel with your overall life?
0  extremely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-eb
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
22,24
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.84 -
SD:
3.46 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Period in residential care Length of current stay in institution Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Age difference among young people Siblings in care Living in a children's home Contact with father/mother Relations with parents Children in residential care vs. living with family Living in a children's home