The Social Sciences

Year: 2020
Volume: 15
Issue: 5
Page No. 201 - 204

Investigation of Happiness Determinants Using the Oxford Questionnaire in Students of the Francisco Jose De Caldas Distrital University

Authors : Alberto Acosta Lopez and Octavio Jose Salcedo Parra

Abstract: Evaluation of psychometric properties and those related to the Oxford OHI questionnaire Hills and Argyle[1] in University students. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between the model of 41 questions: personal and those related to the Oxford questionnaire, among the students of the Engineering Faculty of the District Universidad F. Jose de Caldas Bogota, Colombia 2019 in this descriptive study, it was conducted with 162 students of the Engineering Faculty of the district University F. Jose de Caldas Bogota, selected by stratified random sampling. For data collection the demographic survey and the Oxford happiness survey, the OHI inventory[1] were used. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (percentage, mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (Pearson’s moment-product correslation coefficient and multiple regression analysis). The statistical software SPSS V.21 Nie and Hadlei in 1970 was used software for data analysis. The results obtained indicate that: the transfer time of less than one hour from home to the University, the fact of being a believer of a religion and an academic average >3.5, generates a high level of happiness in students On the other hand, gender (male, female) and the economic statement were not significant in the determination of happiness. Similarly, based on the results obtained in this study, the inventory of Oxford OHI Hills and Argyle[1] could be endorsed as a valid and reliable means of measurement, so it can be used to assess happiness in university students.

How to cite this article:

Alberto Acosta Lopez and Octavio Jose Salcedo Parra, 2020. Investigation of Happiness Determinants Using the Oxford Questionnaire in Students of the Francisco Jose De Caldas Distrital University. The Social Sciences, 15: 201-204.

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