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Studies

Al-Windi (2005): study SE 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Al-Windi, A.
Title:
The Relations between Symptoms, Somatic and Psychiatric Conditions, Life Satisfaction and Perceived Health. A Primary Care based Study.
Source:
BioMed Central, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2005

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged visitors health care centre, Sweden, 2003
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 470
Non Response:
1%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Also questionnaire and medical check.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

… life satisfaction .. (full item not reported
1  very bad
2
3
4
5
6
7 excellent, could not be better
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-?-7-d
Author's label:
lifestatisfaction
Remarks:
Seven step scale recided as:  Low (1-2) 10%, Fair (3-4) 27%, - High (5-7) 62%
Mean on this 3-step scale: 2.50
Page in publication:
3 of 9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Perceived health Global health rating