Findings on happiness in Honkala et al. (2006): study KW 2002

Author(s)Honkala, S.; Al Sahli, N.; Honkala, E.
TitleConsumption of Sugar Products and Associated Life- and School- Satisfaction and Self-Esteem Factors among Schoolchildren in Kuwait.
SourceActa Odontologica Scandinavica, 2006, Vol. 64, 79 - 88
DOIDOI: 10.1080/00016350500420048
Public11-13 age, schoolchildren, Kuwait, 2002-2003
Collect period2002
Last collect period2003
 This study was conducted from October to December 2002, and in October 2003.
Survey nameHBSC 2001/2002
 The questionnaire of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) survey was translated from English to Arabic and was used after modification to suit Kuwaitis.
SampleProbability simple random sample
 A two-stage sampling process. Schools were randomly selected from the list provided by the Ministry of Education, with individual classes as sampling clusters, and all pupils in each class were invited to participate. Principals selected 2-3 classes from each school as convenient for teaching and examination timetables.
Respondents N =2556
 N = 2312
Non Response9.5%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question In general, how do you feel about your life at present? 4 I feel very happy 3 I feel happy 2 I don't feel happy 1 I am not happy at all
Page in publication82
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Consumption of sugar productsshow  What one eats