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Correlational findings

Study Bach & Tilton (1994): study US 1984

Public:
Tetraplegia patients and controls,USA,1984-86
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 87
Non Response:
40%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with health
Our Classification
Distribution
Patients ventilator assist          M = 4.08         SD = 2.06
Patients autonoom breathing  M = 3.98         SD = 1.65
Healthy controls                      M = 5.71         SD = 1.23
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
1 completely dissatisfied
.
.
7 completely satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-a r = +.35 p < .01 Patients ventilator assisted O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-a r = +.47 p < .001 Patients autonoom breathing O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-a r = +.27 p < .001 Healthy controls