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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:
Selfreport 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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
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 Sex (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