Findings on happiness in Michalos & Zumbo (2002): study CA British Columbia 1999

Publication
Author(s)Michalos, A.C.; Zumbo, B.D.
TitleHealthy Days, Healthy Satisfaction and Satisfacton with the Overall Quality of Life.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 59, 321 - 338
DOIDOI: 10.1023/A:1019601213926
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada, 2000
 1999 and 2000
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =642
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On a 7-point scale from 1 indicating 'very satisfied and 7 indicating 'very dissatisfied', how would you rate your level of satisfaction with your overall quality of life? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SQL-u-sq-n-7-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean5.50
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Days limitedH02abCurrent handicap
Days limitedH14ab04Days ill, also classified as above ↑
Days mentally not goodH14ab04Days ill
Days mentally not goodH13ab02Self ratings of mental health, also classified as above ↑
Days physically not goodH14ab04Days ill
General HealthH14ab02Self-perceived health
Health SatisfactionH14af04Satisfaction with health