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Studies

Fang et al. (2002): study TW 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Fang, C.T.; Chen, M.Y.; Hsiung, P.C.; Wang, J.D.; Yu, C.F.
Title:
Validation of the World Health Organizaton Quality of Life Instrument in Patients with HIV Infection.
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 2002, Vol. 11, 753 - 762

Investigation

Public:
HIV-infected patients, Taipei, Taiwan, 1999-2000
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 136
Non Response:
1%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how do you feel in terms of happiness in your current life?
1  very unhappy
2  unhappy
3  moderate
4  happy
5  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-i
Author's label:
self evaluated happiness
Page in publication:
755
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 19%,   3: 49%,   4: 26%,   5: 4%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.11
SD:
0.82

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Physical Domain Number of health complaints Psychological domain Scores on symptom inventories Social domain Satisfaction with intimacy environmental domain Satisfaction with amenities in vinicity