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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:
Self report 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
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.95 7.95
SD:
2.02 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 intimate bonds
Safety Secure (vs threatened) Part of community Satisfaction with outdoor activities Future security Secure (vs threatened)
Satisfaction with expected life-events
Age group Age difference among young people Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Type of school School-type Place of residence Rural dwelling (vs urban)