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Studies

Korfage et al. (2005): study NL 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Korfage, I.J.; Borsboom, G.J.; Essink-Bot, M.L.; Madalinska, J.B.
Title:
Five-Year Follow-Up of Health Related Quality of Life after Primary Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer.
Source:
International Journal of Cancer, 2005, Vol. 116, 291 - 296

Investigation

Public:
Prostate cancer patient, The Netherlands, followed five years after treatment
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 314
Non Response:
101
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

During the past 4 weeks.. Have you been a happy person?
5  all of the time
4  most of the time
3  some of the time
2  a little of the time
1  none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form) version 2 (5-step rating scale)
Classification:
M-TH-cm-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Quality of Life
Remarks:
Scores on this item were provided on request by the author
M and SD average T1-T4
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:
2.32 4.39
SD:
1.32 4.40

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Primary treatment of localized prostate cancer Radio therapy
Prostate cancer
Surgery