Findings on happiness in Man (1991): study CN 1983

Author(s)Man, P.
TitleThe Influence of Peers and Parents on Youth Life Satisfaction in Hong Kong.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 347 - 365
Public13-16 aged students, Hong Kong, 1983-1984.
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Students from 30 secondary schools studying in Form/Middle 1 and Form/Middle 4
Respondents N =1906
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question ..satisfaction with life as a whole.. (full item not reported) 7 very satisfied 6 5 4 just as satisfied as dissatisfied 3 2 1 very dissatisfied (numbering reversed)
Author's labelsatisfaction with life as a whole
Page in publication351
RemarksIn article 1= very satisfied; 7= very dissatisfied. In exerpt recoded 1 very dissatisfied, 7 very satisfied.
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
parent orientationF01alAttitudes to family of origin
peer orientationF06ah01Concern about friends
school classA04ab02Age difference among young people
school classS01aa03Current stage in school-career, also classified as above ↑