Findings on happiness in Fararouei et al. (2013): study IR 2008

Author(s)Fararouei, M.; Akbartabar Toori, M.; Brown, I.J.
TitleHappiness and Health Behaviour in Iranian adolescent Girls.
SourceJournal of Adolescence, 2013, Vol. 36, 1187-1192
Public11-19 aged highschool girls, Iran, 200?
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 A self-administered questionnaire was designed and a pilot study was conducted with 50 questionnaires completed and analyzed.
Respondents N =9867
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksYear of datagathering not reported. Assumed 2008
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All in all, how happy are you with your life these days? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - cannot choose - skipped
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication1188, 1189
RemarksMean and Sd computed by WDH team from table 2
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation3.303.30

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Age difference among young people
Class scoreshow  School-success
Diseaseshow  Current general health status
Exposed to second hand smokeshow  Current healthy life-style
Exposed to second hand smokeshow  Use of tobacco, also classified as above ↑
Father's educationshow  Parents education
Father's jobshow  'Objective' socio-economic status
Father's jobshow  Militairs in family, also classified as above ↑
Father's jobshow  Parents occupation, also classified as above ↑
Fruit consumptionshow  Healthy eating
Fruit consumptionshow  What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Heightshow  Heigth
Leisure time spentshow  Current contacts
Leisure time spentshow  Current contacts with friends, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentshow  Frequency of intimate contacts, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentshow  Socializing, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentshow  Specific leisure activities, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentshow  Time spend socializing, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentshow  Tv watching, radio listening, also classified as above ↑
Mother's educationshow  Parents education
Mother's jobshow  Parents occupation
Vegetable consumptionshow  Healthy eating
Vegetable consumptionshow  What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Weightshow  Weight