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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
Self-care
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-care subscale of 18 item Functional Independence Measure (FIM)
self report measure of basic daily living skills

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

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SQL-u-sq-v-4-b OR = 1.05 T2 happines by T1-T2 CHANGE in functional independance controled for:
-age
-gender
-mental status
-race
-length of stay
CI95 (1.03-1.06)