Findings on happiness in Alfaro et al. (2016a): study CL 2011

Publication
Author(s)Alfaro, J.; Pina, J.G.; Varela, J.
TitleSatisfaccion Global con la Vida y Satisfaccion Escolar en Estudiantes Chilenos.
SourcePsykhe. 2016, 1 - 16
URLhttp://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php?pid=S0718-22282016000200002&script=sci_abstract
DOIDOI: 10.7764/psykhe.25.2.842
Investigation
PublicStudents aged from 10 to14 years, Chile three cities,201?
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Exact details of sampling procedure not given. Stratification on sex, age and kind of school?
Respondents N =1433
 Men: 55.2%, Women: 44.8%. Schooltype: Public: 49.6%, Subsidised private: 40.7, Private paid: 9.7%
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksYear not reported: estimated year: 2011
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? 10 completely satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-11-c
Author's labelOverall life Satisfaction scale (OLS)
Page in publication5,8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean8.82
Standard deviation1.23


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Age difference among young people
Been hit by other pupilsshow  Social climate in school
Been hit by other pupilsshow  Victim of bullying, also classified as above ↑
Excluded by other pupilsshow  Attitudes to school
Excluded by other pupilsshow  Perceived popularity , also classified as above ↑
Excluded by other pupilsshow  Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Feeling safe at schoolshow  Attitudes to school
Feeling safe at schoolshow  Feeling secure (vs threatened), also classified as above ↑
Feeling safe at schoolshow  Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Like schoolshow  Attitudes to school
Satisfaction with grades obtainedshow  Satisfaction with own school-performance
Satisfaction with other pupilsshow  Attitudes to school
Satisfaction with other pupilsshow  Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with schoolshow  Satisfaction with one's school
School experienceshow  Satisfaction with one's school
Summed school satisfactionsshow  Attitudes to school
Teachers listen to meshow  Attitudes to school
Teachers listen to meshow  Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Treated well,by the teachersshow  Attitudes to school
Treated well,by the teachersshow  Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑