Measuring Well Being: Variables and Their Relationship
Keywords:Well-being, Statistical analysis, Magnitude, Index
Purpose: We propose a well-being index that consists of components that reflect
well-being from the literature on well-being. The study emphasizes the magnitude of
each component of this well-being index.
Study design/methodology/approach: The dimensions of the well-being of interest
are (i) A sense of discrimination, (ii) General trust, (iii) A sense of appreciation from
family members, (iv) Expectations regarding the future, (v) A sense of ability to deal
with problems, (vi) A feeling of loneliness, and (vii) A feeling that there is no one to
Findings: The study includes 222 responders. The variables in the survey support the
research question about the structure of well-being. They affect directly and indirectly
well-being. For example, the daily number of hourly sittings. We cluster some
variables into a single construct. We found no correlation between age with the other
Originality/value: This finding has essential effects when dealing with what can
improve people's well-being.
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