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 labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04ab02Age difference among young people
Class scoreS01ac02School-success
DiseaseH14abCurrent general health status
Exposed to second hand smokeH12abCurrent healthy life-style
Exposed to second hand smokeS13ab08Use of tobacco, also classified as above ↑
Father's educationF01ag01Parents education
Father's jobS09ab01'Objective' socio-economic status
Father's jobM12ab01Militairs in family, also classified as above ↑
Father's jobF01ag03Parents occupation, also classified as above ↑
Fruit consumptionH12ab01Healthy eating
Fruit consumptionN15ab04What one eats, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentS06abCurrent contacts
Leisure time spentF06acCurrent contacts with friends, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentI07ab03Frequency of intimate contacts, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentA02ac10Socializing, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentL03ac02Specific leisure activities, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentT01ad06Time spend socializing, also classified as above ↑
Leisure time spentL03ac02lTv watching, radio listening, also classified as above ↑
Mother's educationF01ag01Parents education
Mother's jobF01ag03Parents occupation
Vegetable consumptionH12ab01Healthy eating
Vegetable consumptionN15ab04What one eats, also classified as above ↑