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Correlational findings

Study Hall et al. (1999): study US 1996

Public:
Tetraplegia patients 14-24 years after injury, United States, 1996
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 82
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
When telephone interview was not possible, face-to-face interviews or mailed questionnaires were used.

Correlate

Authors's label
Ventilator assistance
Our Classification
Operationalization
People with tetraplegia may have a severely compromised, or lost ability to breathe without ventilator assistance. Ventilator-assisted ersons must have someone available to respond to possible crises 24 hours a day.

1: Ventilator independent (VI)
2: Ventilator assisted (VA)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QOL-u-sq-v-5-a DM = VI         : M=4,00  SD=0,84    
VA         : M=3,63  SD=0,98
-difference   -1,63
O-V-u-sq-v-2-a D% = 6% VI glad to be alive: 94%  
VA glad to be alive: 88%
- difference         -6%