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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
Cognition functional status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Subscale of Functional Independence Measure (FIM), 18 item selfreport measure of basic daily living skills

Cognitive subscale cobtains items on:
- communication
- social cognition

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 = 1.29 T2 happines by T1-T2 CHANGE in cognitive functional independance controled for:
-age(40-102)
-gender
-mental status
-race
-length of stay
CI95: (1.24-1.35