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Studies

Zullig et al. (2009): study US 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Zullig, K.J.; Huebner, E.S.; Pun, S.M.
Title:
Demographic Correlates of Domain-Based Life Satisfaction Reports of College Students.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2009, Vol. 10, 229 - 238

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, university students, USA, 2003
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
47,8%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

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:
Life satisfaction
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0.4%,   3: 2.4%,   4: 10.5%,   5: 20.3%,   6: 41.4%,   7: 25.1%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.75 7.92
SD:
1.04 1.74

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Race Ethnic status in the USA Gender Sex (male vs female)