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 labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04ab02Age difference among young people
Been hit by other pupilsS01ad05Social climate in school
Been hit by other pupilsV06ab03Victim of bullying, also classified as above ↑
Excluded by other pupilsS01afAttitudes to school
Excluded by other pupilsP10ab02Perceived popularity , also classified as above ↑
Excluded by other pupilsS01ad05Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Feeling safe at schoolS01afAttitudes to school
Feeling safe at schoolM15ac11Feeling secure (vs threatened), also classified as above ↑
Feeling safe at schoolS01ad05Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Like schoolS01afAttitudes to school
Satisfaction with grades obtainedS01af04Satisfaction with own school-performance
Satisfaction with other pupilsS01afAttitudes to school
Satisfaction with other pupilsS01ad05Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Satisfaction with schoolS01af05Satisfaction with one's school
School experienceS01af05Satisfaction with one's school
Summed school satisfactionsS01afAttitudes to school
Teachers listen to meS01afAttitudes to school
Teachers listen to meS01ad05Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑
Treated well,by the teachersS01afAttitudes to school
Treated well,by the teachersS01ad05Social climate in school, also classified as above ↑