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Lombardo et al. (2018): study CA 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Lombardo, P.; Jones, W.; Wang, L.
Title:
The Fundamental Association Between Mental Health And Life Satisfaction: Results from Successive Waves of A Canadian National Survey.
Source:
BMC Public Health, 2018, Vol. 18, online, 1 - 9

Investigation

Public:
12+ aged, general public, Canada, 2003-2012
Survey name:
CN- Canadian Community Health Survey: combined waves
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 666574
Non Response:
72,9
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life.....?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  average
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
3,4
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:
4.26
SD:
0.73
Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now?
0  very dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cf
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
3

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-reported mental health Self ratings of mental health Self-reported general health Self-perceived health Amount of stress in life Current stress Sense of community belonging Attitude to vinicity Household income Household income Change in health compared to 1 year ago Change in physical health Self-reported mood or anxiety disorder Anxious
Mood (affective) disorders (f30-f39)
Personal income (in CAD) Personal income Age Current age (in years) Province Region in Canada Year of inclusion in panel Time of first interview (in follow-up study)