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Studies

Fugl-Meyer et al. (1991): study SE 1986

Publication

Author(s):
Fugl-Meyer, A.R.; Bränholm, I.B.; Fugl-Meyer, K.S.
Title:
Happiness and Domain-Specific Life Satisfaction in Adult Northern Swedes.
Source:
Clinical Rehabilitation, 1991, Vol. 5, 25 - 33

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, city of Umea, northern Sweden, 198?
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 214
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfying are these different aspects of your life? Indicate the number which best suits your situation. Life as a whole is....."
1  very dissatisfying
2  dissatisfying
3  rather dissatisfying
4  rather satisfying
5  satisfying
6  very satisfying

This item was followed by eight questions on life domain satisfactions.
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-6-a
Author's label:
Self-reported life satisfaction
Remarks:
For analyis the original scale of 6 reduced to 4 by combining Very dissatisafying, Dissatisfying, Rather dissatisfying (a+b+c).

1.Very dissatisafying, Dissatisfying, Rather dissatisfying.                                                     8,5%
2. Rather satisfying                                         23,0%
3.Satisfying                                                     39,5%
4. Very satjsfying                                             29,0%

M=   2,89                              SD=    0,92
Page in publication:
56

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Men/Women Sex (male vs female) Age-cohorts Current age (in years) Cohabitation Living alone or not