Findings on happiness in Grigg et al. (2006): study CA 2001

Publication
Author(s)Grigg, A.; Michalos, A.C.; Thommasen, H.V.; Tildesley, H.
TitleComparing Self-Rated Health, Satisfaction and Quality of Life Scores between Diabetics and Others living in the Bella Coola Valley
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2006, Vol.76, 263 - 281
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11205-004-6609-2
Investigation
PublicDiabetes patients and healthy controls, Canada, 2009
 All people aged 17 or older, Having a chart at the Bella Coola Medical Clinic
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =1734
Non Response44%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here are some features of people’s lives affecting them today. Please indicate how satisfied you are with each of them.... How satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole? 1 very dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 3 a little dissatisfied 4 about evenly balanced 5 a little satisfied 6 somewhat satisfied 7 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f
Author's labelsatisfaction with life
Page in publication271
RemarksDiabetes patients M= 4.54 SD= 1.93 Healthy controls M= 3.50 SD= 1.55
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.43
Standard deviation1.48


Full textSelfreport on single question: Here are some features of people’s lives affecting them today. Please indicate how satisfied you are with each of them.... How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life? 1 very dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 3 a little dissatisfied 4 about evenly balanced 5 a little satisfied 6 somewhat satisfied 7 very satisfied
ClassificationO-QLS-c-sq-v-7-b
Author's labelOverall Quality of life
Page in publication271
RemarksDiabetes patients M= 4.54 SD= 1.93 Healthy controls M= 3.50 SD= 1.55
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.47
Standard deviation1.41


Full textSelfreport on single question: Considering your life as a whole, how happy would you say you are? 1 very unhappy 2 somewhat unhappy 3 a little unhappy 4 evenly balanced 5 a little happy 6 somewhat happy 7 very happy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-7-f
Author's labelOverall Happiness
Page in publication271
RemarksDiabetes patients M= 4.54 SD= 1.93 Healthy controls M= 3.50 SD= 1.55
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.49
Standard deviation1.56


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Diabetes patientsH14ad04aDiabetes (e10-14)