Findings on happiness in McAdams & Lucas (2012): study GB 1996

Publication
Author(s)McAdams, K.K.; Lucas, R.E.
TitleThe Role of Domain Satisfaction in Explaining the Paradoxical Association Between Life Satisfaction and Age.
SourceSocial lndicator Research, 2012, Vol.109, 295 -303
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-011-9903-9
Investigation
PublicAdults, 16-93, United Kingdom, 1996-2004
Last assesment2004
Survey nameUK-BHPS combined waves
 Combined waves of 1996-2000 and 2002-2004
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =24094
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication298
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.247.07
Standard deviation1.312.18


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Aggregated domain satisfactionsshow  Satisfaction with multiple domains of life