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Correlational findings

Study Ostir et al. (2006): study US 2001

Public:
40+ orthopedic patients, 3 month after discharge, USA, 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3751
Non Response:
228
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
by nurses

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in motor functional status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Subscale of Functional Independence Measure (FIM) 18 item selfreport measure of basic daily living skills

Motor subscale contains items on:
- self-care
- sphincter control
- mobility
- locomotion

Scored 1 (complete dependence) to 7 (complete independence)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SQL-u-sq-v-4-b OR = 1.08 T2 happines by T1-T2 CHANGE in motor functional independance controled for:
-age(range 40-102)
-gender
-mental status
-race
-length of stay
CI95: (1.07-1.09)