Findings on happiness in Kemp & Krause (1999): study US California 1994 /2

Publication
Author(s)Kemp, B.J.; Krause, J.S.
TitleDepression and Life Satisfaction Among People Ageing with Post-Polio and Spinal Cord Injury.
SourceDisability and Rehabilitation, 1999, Vol. 21, 241 - 249
URLhttp://www.researchgate.net/publication/12918426_Depression_and_life_satisfaction_among_people_ageing_with_post-polio_and_spinal_cord_injury
DOIDoi: 10.1080/096382899297666
Investigation
PublicPost-polio patients, California, USA, 199?
Survey nameUnnamed study
 For Spanish-speaking individuals, all questionnaires were first translated into Spanish, then back translated into English by a different Spanish-speaking professional.
SampleNon-probability purposive-expert sample
 The post-polio sample was recruited from the Post-polio Clinic at RLAMC and from the community.
Respondents N =121
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 The assesment way was not reported in this paper, assumed face-to-face
General remarksYear of data gathering was not recorded, assumed 1994
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on a single question: satisfaction overall life (full text not reported) 4 very satisfied 3 mostly satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-v-4-h
Author's labelOverall life satisfaction
Page in publication245-246
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.20
Standard deviation0.70


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
ageA04abCurrent age (in years)
duration of polioH14aa02cStage of disease
severity of impairmentH02ab02Severity of handicap