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Baker et al. (1994): study US 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Baker, F.; Curbow, B.; Wingard, J.R.
Title:
Quality of Life of Bone Marrow Transplant Long-Term Survivors.
Source:
Bone Marrow Transplantation, 1994, Vol. 13, 589 - 596

Investigation

Public:
Bone marrow transplant survivors 5 years after transplant, United States, 1992
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-expert sample
Respondents:
N = 157
Non Response:
22
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
12 patients could not be contacted

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions:

During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....?  (yes/no)
A   Particularly excited or interested in something?
B   So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
C   Proud because someone complimented you on something  
     you had done?
D   Very lonely or remote from other people?
E   Pleased about having accomplished something?
F   Bored?
G   On top of the world?
H   Depressed or very unhappy?
I    That things were going your way?
J    Upset because someone criticized you?

Answer options and scoring:
yes = 1
no  = 0
Summation:
-Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J
-Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range: -5 to +5

Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
Classification:
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a
Author's label:
Quality of life
Page in publication:
590
Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
7  delighted
6
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy

Last question in 42 item SLDS scale in which many questions about satisfaction with life domains and health

Possibly a time reference was mentioned at the start of this questionnaire
Classification:
O-DT-?-sq-f-7-d
Author's label:
Lifeaswhole
Page in publication:
591
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:
5.59 7.65
SD:
1.36 2.27

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Bone marrow transplantation Earlier medical treatment
Organ transplantation