Findings on happiness in Roberts et al. (1983): study US 1983 /1

Publication
Author(s)Roberts, R.E.; Attkisson, C.C.; Pascoe, G.C.
TitleRelationship of Service Satisfaction to Life Satisfaction and Percieved Wellbeing.
SourceEvaluation and Program Planning, 1983, Vol. 6, 373 - 383
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0149718983900162
Investigation
Public13+ aged, patients of urban public health center, USA, 1983
 patients received health services of the following types: obstetrical, pediatric, gynecological, blood pressure monitoring and control, physical examinations for school and work requirements, immunizations and public health information.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =148
 163 out of 257 agreed to participate. 148 provided complete datasets
Non Response35 %
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life as a whole.....? 7 delighted 6 pleased 5 mostly satisfied 4 mixed 3 mostly dissatisfied 2 unhappy 1 terrible Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (original version)
ClassificationO-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelGlobal life satisfaction
Page in publication380
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication380
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Service satisfaction 1L12ac02aaSatisfaction with medical services
Service satisfaction 2L12ac02aaSatisfaction with medical services