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Correlational findings

Study Perquin (2002): study NL 1976

Public:
12-18 aged, in chronic pain. Rotterdam, Netherlands, followed 2 years, 1996-99
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5336
Non Response:
8%
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Mailed questionnaire and diary. Subjects and their parents were sent a pain booklet and additional questionnaires. Adolescents were instructed to keep the pain diary to their own.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with life in general
Our Classification
Distribution
N = T1: 245, T2: 150, T3: 118
Operationalization
T1: June 1974
T2: June 1998
T3: June 1999

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-cw-sq-ol-11-a DM = ns              Mean    SD
T1           62,2    24,2
T2           66,0    25,4
T3           64,6    21,8

Difference
T1-T2        +3,8
T1-T3        -2,4