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Studies

Grigg et al. (2006): study CA 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Grigg, A.; Michalos, A.C.; Thommasen, H.V.; Tildesley, H.
Title:
Comparing Self-Rated Health, Satisfaction and Quality of Life Scores between Diabetics and Others living in the Bella Coola Valley
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol.76, 263 - 281

Investigation

Public:
Diabetes patients and healthy controls, Canada, 2009
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 1734
Non Response:
44%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here are some features of people’s lives affecting them today.  Please indicate how satisfied you are with each of them....
How satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole?
1  very dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  a little dissatisfied
4  about evenly balanced
5  a little satisfied
6  somewhat satisfied
7  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-f
Author's label:
satisfaction with life
Remarks:
Diabetes patients  M= 4.54  SD= 1.93
Healthy controls    M= 3.50  SD= 1.55
Page in publication:
271
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:
5.43
SD:
1.48
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here are some features of people’s lives affecting them today.  Please indicate how satisfied you are with each of them....
How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life?
1  very dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  a little dissatisfied
4  about evenly balanced
5  a little satisfied
6  somewhat satisfied
7  very satisfied
Classification:
O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-b
Author's label:
Overall Quality of life
Remarks:
Diabetes patients  M= 4.54  SD= 1.93
Healthy controls    M= 3.50  SD= 1.55
Page in publication:
271
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:
5.47
SD:
1.41
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Considering your life as a whole, how happy would you say you are?
1  very unhappy
2  somewhat unhappy
3  a little unhappy
4  evenly balanced
5  a little happy
6  somewhat happy
7  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-7-f
Author's label:
Overall Happiness
Remarks:
Diabetes patients  M= 4.54  SD= 1.93
Healthy controls    M= 3.50  SD= 1.55
Page in publication:
271
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:
5.49
SD:
1.56

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Diabetes patients Diabetes (e10-14)