Findings on happiness in Casas et al. (2007): study ES 2003 /1

Publication
Author(s)Casas, F.; Figuer, C; Gonzalez-Carrasco, M.
TitleThe Well-Being of 12-to-16-Year-Old Adolescents and their Parents: Results from 1999 to 2003 Spanish Samples.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2007, Vol. 83, 87 - 115
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11205-006-9059-1
Investigation
PublicParents and adolescents, Spain, 2003 Middle class families, Catalonia.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 Random selection of schools in Catalonia, random selection of classes within schools
Respondents N =2341
 1618 twelve to sixteen year-old adolescents: boys 759 (46.9%), girls 859 (51.3%), age mean 13.97 (sd = 1.26) and 723 parents (response 44.7%);
Non ResponseNot available
 Several of the selected schools declined participation, among which most elite schools
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Pupils: questionnaire administrated in class Parents: questionnaire completed at home (brought and returned by child in sealed envelope)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: .. Life satisfaction ... (Full text not reported) , , , Scale not reported
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-?-0-a
Author's labelParents'overall life satisfaction
Page in publication106
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 1On range 0 - 10
Mean7.83
Standard deviation1.81


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Own body and amusement satisfaction.L09adAttitudes to one's life-style
Own body and amusement satisfaction.L03ad03Satisfaction with leisure, also classified as above ↑
Relationships satisfactionF02ag02Satisfaction with family
Relationships satisfactionF06ah04Satisfaction with friends, also classified as above ↑
Security for the future satisfactionH19abCurrent hope
Security for the future satisfactionH04aa04Expected level of happiness (period unspecified), also classified as above ↑
Self and own satisfactionS02aeCurrent satisfaction with self
Spiritual satisfactionR12af03Satisfaction with religion