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Ki (2009): study HK 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Ki, T.P.
Title:
Gratitude and Stress of Health Care Professional in Hong Kong
Source:
Postgraduate Thesis, 2009, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong

Investigation

Public:
Health care professionals, Hong Kong, 2006
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 161
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 12 items.
In the past week, how often did you feel:

1. Disappointed
2. Relaxed
3. Happy
4. Depressed
5. Irritable
6. Bitter
7. Joyful
8. Sad
9. Comfortable
10. Excited
11. Content
12. Frightened

Rated
1 = rarely
2
3
4
5 = very often

PA = (2 + 3 + 7 + 9 + 10 + 11) / 5
NA = (1 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 8 + 12) / 5

Affact Balance AB = PA - NA

Chinese Affect Scale
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-nv-5-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
mean baseline score, whole sample
Page in publication:
10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -4 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gratitude intervention Gratitude training
Online intervention
Mono sort
On invitation, no pay
Work