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Studies

DeRuiter et al. (1993): study NL 1990

Publication

Author(s):
DeRuiter, J.H.; DeHaes, J.C.; Tempelaar, R.
Title:
Cancer Patients and their Network: the Meaning of the Social Network and Social Interactions for Quality of Life.
Source:
Supportive Care in Cancer, 1993, Vol.1 152 - 155

Investigation

Public:
Cancer patients and ex-patients. The Netherlands,199?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 509
Non Response:
21%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How good did you feel, taking things together, during the past week?
1  very bad
2
3
4
5
6
7  very good
Classification:
A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
QOL affective
Page in publication:
152-155
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:
5.50 7.50
SD:
1.10 1.83
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied were you, during the past week, with your life?
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
QOL cogmitive
Page in publication:
152-155
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:
5.40 7.33
SD:
1.20 2.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding recent treatment for cancer Neoplasms (cancer) (c00-d48)
Earlier physical health
Currently in treatment or not
Cancer
Surgery
Chemo therapy
Total network support score Current social support received Positive experience in social interaction Amount of current support received Negative experiences in social interact Amount of current support received