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Studies

Bach & Tilton (1994): study US 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Bach, J.R.; Tilton, M.C.
Title:
Life Satisfaction and Well-Being Measures in Ventilator Assisted Individuals with Traumatic Tertaplegia.
Source:
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1994, Vol. 75, 626 - 632

Investigation

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

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Tell me how much you are satisfied or dissatisfied with your life as a whole
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7  very satisfied

Last item in a series of questions about satisfaction with various domains in life
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction and Well-Being
Remarks:
-
Page in publication:
626-632
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.07
SD:
0.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Tetraplegia patient Tetraplegia Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with transportation Satisfaction with local transport Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with education Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with family Satisfaction with family-life Satisfaction with social life Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with sexual life Satisfaction with sex-life