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Gerymski (2018): study PL 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Gerymski, R.
Title:
Support and coping as moderators of the relationship between perceived stress and the quality of life of transgender people
Source:
Czasopismo Psychologiczne, 2018, 24(3), 607-616

Investigation

Public:
Transgender people and cisgender controls, Poland, 201?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 355
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  agree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
O-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 1
Page in publication:
Data provided on request
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.84
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

The conditions of my life are excellent
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
O-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 2
Page in publication:
Data provided on request
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.11
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

'I am satisfied with my life'
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree not disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale (5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical)
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 3
Page in publication:
Data provided on request
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.32
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life
1  strongly disagree
2  agree
3  neither agree nor disagree
4  disagree
5  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)
Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
Classification:
C-RG-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life scale item 4
Page in publication:
Data provided on request
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.43
Full text:
Selfreport on four questions:

To what extent are you in agreement / disagreement with the following statements about the way in which you think about yourself and your life?
A  In most areas my life is almost ideal
B  The conditions of my life are excellent
C  I am contented with my life
D  So far, I have always achieved the most important things I want in life

Answers rated:
5 totally agree
4 slightly agree
3 don't know
2  slightly disagree
1  totally disagree

Computation: A+B+C+D divided by 4

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
(In the original scale item 5 reads: 'If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'. This item is left out in this selection because a positive answer to this question does not necessarily mean that the respondent doesn't like the life he/she actually lives.)
Classification:
O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bb
Author's label:
Satisfaction With Life Scale shortened
Remarks:
O-sum computed by WSH team using the average of the four items
Mean on range 0-10 computed by WDH team using linear stretch
Page in publication:
Data provided on request
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.93 7.32
SD:
1.25

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Transgender people (vs cisgender controls) Transgender