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Studies

Singh et al. (2014): study IN 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Singh, K.; Junnarkar, M.; Ruch, W.
Title:
Effects of the demographic Variables and psychometric Properties of the personal Well-being Index for School Children in India.
Source:
Child Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 3, 571 - 585

Investigation

Public:
8-13 aged,school children, India, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 1301
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
0   completely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5  neither unsatisfied nor satisfied
6
7
8
9
10  completely satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used since 2005)
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb
Author's label:
Happiness with life as whole
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:
7.95
SD:
2.02

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Standard of living Satisfaction with standard of living Personal health Satisfaction with health Achievement in life Successful (vs failure)
Self-perceived ability
Personal relationships Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with intimacy
Safety Secure (vs threatened) Part of community Satisfaction with outdoor activities Future security Satisfaction with expected life-events
Secure (vs threatened)
Age group Age difference among young people Gender Sex (male vs female) Type of school School-type Place of residence Rural vs urban dwelling