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Correlational findings

Study Evans et al. (1985a): study US 1980

Public:
Patients with end-stage renal disease, 11 dialysis and transplantation centers, USA., 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 859
Non Response:
10%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
treatment
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. Home hemo-dialysis
b. In-center dialysis
c. CAPD
d. Transplantation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a DM = a:   M= 5,19 SD= 1,56 Ma= 5,25
b:   M= 5,11 SD= 1,69 Ma= 4,99
c:   M= 5,30 SD= 1,68 Ma= 5,30
d:   M= 5,66 SD= 1,49 Ma= 5,90
All: M= 5,25 SD= 1,62
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a AoV = 001 Ma adjusted for "casemix":
- age, sex, race, education
- duration of treatment
- comorbidity

Younger, white and more educated patients were more satisfied with life than others.