Findings on happiness in Loewe et al. (2014a): study CL 2013

Publication
Author(s)Loewe, N.; Araya-Castillo, L.; Bagherzadeh, M.
TitleLife Domain Satisfactions as Predictors of Overall Life Satisfaction Among Workers: Evidence from Chile.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 118, 71 - 86
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-013-0408-6
Investigation
PublicEmployed, 18-74, Chile, 2013
 Year assumed by WDH-team (not reported)
Survey nameNot available
 Own survey
SampleProbability area sample
 A total of 1.500 people were sampled to represent the different country regions of Chile, where the greater Santiago region was overrepresented. Some 30% of the population centres were selected proportionally; blocks, housings and individuals were selected randomly. Of the 1.500 participants 530 were employed, and were used for this study.
Respondents N =530
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In most ways my life is close to ideal 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 agree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication77
RemarksMeasure is part of Diener's SWLS
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.46
Standard deviation0.84


Full textSelfreport on single question: The conditions of my life are excellent 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication77
RemarksMeasure is part of Diener's SWLS
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.240.89
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole, are you…? 5 fully satisfied 4 not fully satisfied but generally 3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 2 still dissatisfied 1 extremely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication77
RemarksMeasure is part of Diener's SWLS
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.73
Standard deviation0.77


Full textSelfreport on single question: So far I have gotten the important things I want from life 1 disagree a lot 2 disagree a little 3 do not agree or disagree 4 agree a little 5 agree a lot Item in Satisfaction With Life Scale for Children (SWLS-C)
ClassificationC-RA-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication77
RemarksMeasure is part of Diener's SWLS
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.690.82
Standard deviation