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Baker & Palmer (2006): study US 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Baker, D.A.; Palmer, R.J.
Title:
Examining the Effects of Perceptions of Community and Recreation Participation on Quality of Life.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol. 75, 395 - 418

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, community, United States, 2006
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 352
Non Response:
68%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
The researcher mailed a questionnaire and cover letter to the sample.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your quality of life?
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SQL-u-sq-v-5-aa
Page in publication:
408
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.19
SD:
0.75
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life?
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SQL-u-sq-v-5-ab
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.77
SD:
0.89