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Correlational findings

Study Sturms et al. (2003): study NL 1999

Public:
8-15 aged, 3 year after a trafic accident, The Netherlands, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 254
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire mailed to parents. TNO-AZL Children's Quality of Life (TACQOL) questionnaire. Mailed questinnaires for both parents and children. The parental questionnaire included questions about the traffic crash and assessed whether the child had had 1 or more chronic illnesses before the traffic crash.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Sequale of trafic accident
Our Classification
Remarks
Traffic injury victims treated at the Traumatology Department of Groningen University Hospital in 1996-1997, aged 8-15 years at follow up in June 1999. Reference group: 2 random sample groups of children from the general Dutch population (n= 1131 children 8-11 y; n= 1252 children 12-15 y). Both sample groups were stratified by age and gender.
Distribution
Trafic accident victims N = 157; Reference group N = 2334
Operationalization
1 Traffic accident victims
0 Reference group

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cm-mq-v-3-a DM = - NS Traffic victims rating M =  1,59
Reference group rating M =  1,68
Difference            DM = -0,08
                CI [-0,95; +0,79]