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Studies

Vieno et al. (2009): study IT Veneto 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Vieno, A; Baldassari, D.; Lenzi, M.; Mirandola, M.; Santinello, M
Title:
Health Status in Immigrants and Native Early Adolescents in Italy.
Source:
Journal of Community Health, 2009, Vol. 34,181 -187

Investigation

Public:
10-18 aged general public, Vieno: Italy, 2006
Survey name:
Health Behavior in School Aged Children
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 6744
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
questionnaire administered in class room

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
183
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:
7.40
SD:
1.79

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Immigrant Ever moved or not
Migration of parents
Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Family socio-economic status Socio-economic background (earlier for adults, current for young)
Current possessions
'Objective' socio-economic status
Number of friends Number of friends/acquaintances Friends support Intimate discussions
Perceived availability of social support
Bullying victimization Victim of bullying