Findings on happiness in Naess et al. (1998): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984

Publication
Author(s)Naess, S.; Eriksen, J.; Midthjell, K.; Tambs, K.
TitleDiabetes Mellitus, Age and Late Complications. Effects on Psychosocial Well-Being.
SourcePaper, International Society for Quality of Life Research, 1998, Baltimore, USA
URLHTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/naess_s_1998.pdf
Investigation
Public20+ aged, general public, Nord-Trondelag county, Norway, 1984-1986
 1984-86
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 All adult inhabitants of the county
Respondents N =85100
Non Response9,6%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire handed after medical check and returned later on.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Would you say you are usually cheerful or dejected? 7 usually cheerful 6 5 4 3 2 1 usually dejected
ClassificationA-AOL-g-sq-n-7-a
Author's labelCheerfulness
Page in publication7-20
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Considering how you feel these days, are you generally satisfied with your life or are you generally dissatisfied? 7 satisfied 6 5 4 3 2 1 dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-7-c
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication7-20
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
DiabetesH14ad04aDiabetes (e10-14)