Findings on happiness in Panadero et al. (2015): study ES Madrid 2010

Author(s)Panadero, S.; Guillén, A.I.; Vazquez, J.J.
TitleHappiness on the Street: Overall Happiness Among Homeless People in Madrid (Spain).
SourceAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 2015, Vol. 85, 324 - 330
PublicHomeless, Madrid, Spain, 201?
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 A representative sample of 235 homeless people who had spent the night before the interview in a shelter for homeless people, on the street or other places not initially designed for sleeping (e.g., A.T.M.'s, cars, abandoned buildings, tunnels, tube stations).
Respondents N =235
Non ResponseNot available
 not reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksYear of data gathering not reported, assumed 2010
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question I feel that life is very rewarding 1 strongly disagree 2 moderately disagree 3 slightly disagree 4 slightly agree 5 moderately agree 6 strongly agree Item in Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ)
Author's labeloverall happiness
Page in publication89
DKNA %3.4
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.582.64

Scores in123456

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Disability or handicapH02abCurrent handicap
future expectationsH19abCurrent hope
future expectationsH04aa04Expected level of happiness (period unspecified), also classified as above ↑
Level of educationE01ab02Level of school-education
LonelinessM15ac05aFeeling lonely (vs not)
Meta-stereoptypesS02ab10Self-perceived social identity
NationalityN10acForeign nationalities in nation
Perceived general healthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
Religious beliefsR12acCurrent religious denomination
SexG01aaSex (male vs female)