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Wang et al. (2017): study CN Beijing 2015

Publication

Author(s):
Wang, D.; Hu, M.; Xu, Q.
Title:
Testing the Factorial Invariance of the Satisfaction with Life Scale across Chinese Adolescents.
Source:
Social Behavior and Personality, 2017, Vol. 45, 505-516.

Investigation

Public
15-25 aged students, Anhui and Beijing area, China, 2010
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N = 2178
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

I am satisfied with my life.
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
508
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.24 -
SD:
1.42 -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

The conditions of my life are excellent
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
O-SLC-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Remarks:
Mean computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
516, Item 2
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.06 -
SD:
1.48 -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

So far, I have achieved the most important things I want in life.
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
C-RA-h-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Remarks:
Mean computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
516, Item 4
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.18 -
SD:
1.54 -
Full text:
Self report on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
Classification:
C-CI-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
satissfaction with life
Remarks:
Mean computed by WDH team
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.03 -
SD:
1.50 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Place of residence Rural dwelling (vs urban)
Moved from rural to utban area