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Studies

Couch et al. (2008): study ZZ 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Couch, M.; Mulcare, H.; Pitts, M.
Title:
TranZnation. A Report on the Health and Wellbeing of Transgendered People in Australia and New Zealand.
Source:
Working Paper, 2008, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCHSHS), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Investigation

Public:
Transgender people, Australia and New Zealand, 2006-7
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How do you feel about your life right now?
5  extremely happy
4  mostly happy
3  neutral
2  mostly unhappy
1  extremely unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ca
Author's label:
well-being
Page in publication:
25
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.5%,   2: 9.5%,   3: 22.5%,   4: 50%,   5: 14.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.62 6.09
SD:
0.96 2.03

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding surgery (vs not) Technique of sexe reassignment
Surgery