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Studies

Zullig et al. (2005): study US SouthCarolina 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Zullig, K.J.; Drane, J.W.; Huebner, E.S.; Valois, R.F.
Title:
Adolescent Health-Related Quality of Life and Perceived Satisfaction with Life.
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 2005, Vol. 14, 1573 - 1584

Investigation

Public:
13-18 aged high school students, public high schools grades 9-12, South Carolina, USA, 200?
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 4914
Non Response:
7.86%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

I would describe my satisfaction with my overall life as..
1  terrible
2  unhappy
3  mostly dissatisfied
4 mixed ( equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
5  mostly satisfied
6  pleased
7  delighted

Item in Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale'
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-e
Author's label:
satisfaction with life
Page in publication:
11

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-rated health Self-perceived health Poor physical health days Days ill Poor mental health days Self ratings of mental health Activivity limitation days Degree of restriction Race and gender Sex (male vs female)
Ethnic status in the USA