Protocol - Personal Well-being Index - Adult
The Personal Wellbeing Index-Adult (PWI-A) is a seven-item, self-administered scale that measures satisfaction with the following life domains: standard of living, health, life achievement, personal relationships, personal safety, community connectedness, and future security. Each item is rated on a 0-to-10 scale (0 = No satisfaction at all; 10 = Very satisfied). Items can be scored individually to derive a score for the corresponding domain, or all the scores for all items can be summed and averaged to form the Personal Wellbeing Index (PWI).
Personal Wellbeing Index - Adults
1. "How satisfied are you with your standard of living?"
2. "How satisfied are you with your health?"
3. "How satisfied are you with what you are achieving in life?"
4. "How satisfied are you with your personal relationships?"
5. "How satisfied are you with how safe you feel?"
6. "How satisfied are you with feeling part of your community?"
7. "How satisfied are you with your future security?"
Scoring: Items can be scored individually to derive a score for the corresponding domain, or all the scores for all items can be summed and averaged to form the Personal Wellbeing Index (PWI).
Personnel and Training Required
|Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection||No|
|Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual||No|
Mode of Administration
Adults, ages 18 years and older
The Personal Wellbeing Index (PWI) is a short, valid, and reliable self-administered questionnaire with equivalent adolescent and adult versions.
|caDSR Common Data Elements (CDE)||Adult Personal Well Being Index Assessment Scale||5627842||CDE Browser|
Process and Review
Protocol Name from Source
International Wellbeing Group, Personal Wellbeing Index-Adult (PWI-A) (5th Ed.), 2013
International Wellbeing Group (2013). Personal Wellbeing Index (5th Ed.). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Centre on Quality of Life, Deakin University.
Cummins, R. A., Eckersley, R., Pallant, J., Van Vugt, J., & Misajon, R. (2003). Developing a national index of subjective wellbeing: The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. Social Indicators Research, 64, 159-190.
Cummins, R. A., & Lau, A. L. D. (2013). Personal Wellbeing Index-Adult (5th Ed.). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Centre on Quality of Life, Deakin University.
Tomyn, A. J., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., & Cummins, R. A. (2013). The Personal Wellbeing Index: Psychometric equivalence for adults and school children. Social Indicators Research, 110(3), 913-924.
|Variable Name||Variable ID||Variable Description||dbGaP Mapping|
|PX661301030000||How satisfied are you with what you are more||N/A|
|PX661301060000||How satisfied are you with feeling part of more||N/A|
|PX661301020000||How satisfied are you with your health?||N/A|
|PX661301010000||How satisfied are you with your standard of more||N/A|
|PX661301040000||How satisfied are you with your personal more||N/A|
|PX661301050000||How satisfied are you with how safe you feel?||N/A|
|PX661301070000||How satisfied are you with your future security?||N/A|
January 17, 2017
A questionnaire to assess happiness and satisfaction with life.
This measure can be used to assess the subjective quality of life dimensions (i.e., subjective wellbeing) defined as feelings of happiness or satisfaction about one’s life.
Early psychosis, Personal Wellbeing Index-School Children, PWI-SC, Personal Wellbeing Index-Adult, PWI-A, happiness, satisfaction, standard of living, health, life achievement, personal relationships, personal safety, community connectedness, future security
|Protocol ID||Protocol Name|
|661301||Personal Well-being Index - Adult|
|661302||Personal Well-being index - Child|
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