Findings on happiness in Abdel-Khalek (2010a): study KW 2004

Publication
Author(s)Abdel-Khalek, A.M.
TitleReligiosity, Subjective Well-Being, and Neuroticism.
SourceMental Health, Religion and Culture, 2010, Vol. 13, 67 - 79.
URLhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13674670903154167?scroll=top&needAccess=true
DOIdoi: 10.1080/13674670903!54167
Investigation
PublicStudents, Kuwait, 2004
 undergraduates
Last assesment2005
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =487
 216 men, 271 women, Kuwaiti, Muslim
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Completed in class
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "Generally speaking, how (much) do you feel happy? What score do you give if we put ten for 'extremely happy, zero for extremely unhappy' and five for neither happy nor unhappy'?" 10 extremely happy 9 8 7 6 5 neither happy nor unhappy 4 3 2 1 0 extremely unhappy
ClassificationM-FH-g-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication71
Error estimates1 week test-retest reliability: r = +.86
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.81
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: To what degree do you feel satisfied with your life in general? 10 maximum 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 minimum
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-11-i
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Page in publication71
Error estimates1 week test-retest reliability: r = +.80
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.05
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Happinessshow  O-SL by M-TH
Mental healthshow  Overall selfestimate of mental health
Neuroticism FANSshow  Neurotic
Neuroticism FANSshow  Neurotic (f48), also classified as above ↑
Neuroticism NEOshow  Neurotic
Neuroticism NEOshow  Neurotic (f48), also classified as above ↑
Physical healthshow  Global health rating
Religiosityshow  Religiosity (degree)
Religious beliefshow  Religiosity (degree)
Sexeshow  Sex (male vs female)