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Studies

Kolotkin & Crosby (2002): study US 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Kolotkin, R.L.; Crosby, F.J.
Title:
Psychometric Evaluation of the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Lite Questionnaire (IWQOL-Lite) in a Community Sample.
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 2002, Vol. 11, 157 - 171

Investigation

Public:
18+aged, overweight, USA, 199?.
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 494
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Participants reveived US $10 for participation

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

'Please rate your quality of life in each of the six areas below.
Overall: This refers to your overall, general quality of life.
7  extremely satisfied
6  very satisfied
5  satisfied
4  both satisfied and dissatisfied
3  dissatisfied
2  very dissatisfied
1  extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-QLS-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Overall quality of life

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Physical functioning Degree of restriction Self-esteem Current satisfaction with self Sexual life Satisfaction with sex-life Work Current concern about work Public distress Perceived popularity Total score Psychological-morale inventories