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Studies

Bowling et al. (2003): study GB 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Bowling, A.P.; Gabriel, Z.; Sutton, S.
Title:
Let's Ask Them: A National Survey of Definitions of Quality of Life and its Enhancement Among People Aged 65 and Over.
Source:
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2003, Vol. 56, 269 - 306

Investigation

Public:
aged 65+, living at home, UK, 2000
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 999
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about the good and bad things in your life, which of the answers best describes your life-as-a-whole?
1  as bad as can be
2  very bad
3  bad
4  alright
5  good
6  very good
7  as good as can be
Classification:
O-GBB-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Quality of live
Remarks:
1+2+3: 3%; 4: 15%; 5+6 77%; 7: 5%
Page in publication:
276,283

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Age difference among elderly Gender Sex (male vs female)