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Studies

Chiu et al. (2006): study TW 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Chiu, W.T.; Huang, S.J.; Hwang, H.F.; Tsauo, J.Y.
Title:
Use of the WHOQOL-BREF for Evaluating Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury.
Source:
Journal of Neurotrauma, 2006, Vol. 23, 1609 - 1620

Investigation

Public:
Brain injury patients, Taiwan, 2005
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 199
Non Response:
43%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

We ask you to think about your life in the last two weeks…..

How would you rate your quality of life?
1  very poor
2  poor
3  neither poor nor good
4  good
5  very good

Item 1 in WHOQOL-Bref
Classification:
O-SQL-cw-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
1614
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:
3.50
SD:
0.70

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Overall quality of life UNCLASSIFIED