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Studies

Evans et al. (1990): study US 1986

Publication

Author(s):
Evans, R.W.; Manninen, D.L.; Rader, B.
Title:
The Quality of Life of Hemodialysis Recipients Treated with Recombinant Human Erythnopoietin.
Source:
Journal of the American Medical Association, 1990, Vol. 263, 825 - 830

Investigation

Public:
Patients with end-stage renal disease , USA, followed 11 month, 1986
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-expert sample
Respondents:
N = 329
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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:
Mean as assessed at T1.
(T2: M=  5,92, T3: M=  6,02)
Page in publication:
829
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:
5.63
SD:
1.77
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Well-being
Remarks:
Mean as assessed at T1.
% very happy: T1: 18%, T2: 2,77%, T3: 26,2%
Page in publication:
829
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
11.24
SD:
3.13

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding therapy with rHuEPO (recombinant human erythropoietin) Medication
Renal failure (n17-19)