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Studies

Evans et al. (1985a): study US 1980

Publication

Author(s):
Evans, R.W.; Blagg, C.R.; Garrison, L.P.; Hart, L.G.; Manninen, D.L.
Title:
The Quality of Life of Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease.
Source:
The New England Journal of Medicine, 1985, Vol. 312, 553 - 559

Investigation

Public
Patients with end-stage renal disease, 11 dialysis and transplantation centers, USA., 198?
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 859
Non Response
10%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

We have talked about various parts of your life, now I want to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days.....?
7  completely satisfied
6
5
4  neutral
3
2
1  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Values valid for all treatments. Unadjusted for Case Mix.
Page in publication:
557
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.25 -
SD:
1.62 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding treatment Renal failure (n17-19)
Organ transplantation
Medication
Setting of medical treatment
Renal failure
Hemodialysis
duration of treatment Medical career