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Studies

Farage et al. (2010): study US 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Farage, M.A.; Hanseman, D.; Nusair, T.L.
Title:
The Farage Quality of Life Measure for Consumer Products: Development and Initial Implementation.
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2010, Vol. 5, 1 - 25

Investigation

Public:
Women, aged 18-55, before and after menstruation, USA, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 119
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Interview: face-to-face & Questionnaire: paper (not directly reported, assumed by WDH team) Farage Quality of Life general questionnaire Participants received $75 for participation.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Over the past 7 days, how satisfied were you with your quality of life?
5  extremely satisfied
4  mostly satisfied
3  moderately satisfied
2  a little satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-QOL-cw-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Quality of life
Page in publication:
10
Error estimates:
Test-retest correlation over 3 days: r = +.56 (N = 20)
Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Over the past 7 days, I have felt
5  extremely happy
4  mostly happy
3  moderately happy
2  a little bit happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
M-FH-cw-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
10
Error estimates:
Test-retest correlation over 3 days: r = +.64 (N = 20)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Menstruation pad Personal care
Change in consumption
Menstruating
Test-retest reliability Actual level of earlier/later happiness