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Lomranz et al. (1988): study IL Tel Aviv 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Lomranz, J.; Bergman, S.; Eyal, N.; Shmotkin, D.
Title:
Indoor and Outdoor Activities of Aged Women and Man as Related to Depression and Well-Being.
Source:
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1988, Vol. 26, 303 - 314

Investigation

Public:
60-80 aged, Israel, 1983
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 103
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 12 questions:

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements concerning your feelings during the last week?
A  My time has been filled with things meaningful to me
B  I have felt liked
C  I have felt nervous
D  I have felt tense
E  I have felt down
F  I have felt I have much to look forward to
G I have felt harmony
H  I have felt emotionally stable
I   I have felt sad
J  I have felt impatient and restless
K I have felt annoyed
L  I have felt lighthearted

Rated:
4  completely agree
3  partly agree
2  partly disagree
1  completely disagree

Computation: (A+B+F+G+H+L) - (C+D+E+I+J+K)
Possible range -18 to +18. Transformed to range 0-100

Name: Swedish Health-Related Quality of Life Survey (SWED-QUAL) Part 4 'Your feelings'
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Affect-Balance
Page in publication:
306

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Outdoor activity Socializing
Political participation
Indoor activity Household work
Tv watching, radio listening
Reading
Hobbies
Place of leisure (indoor vs outdoor)
Satisfaction from indoor activity Satisfaction with time for leisure
Satisfaction with activity pattern
Satisfaction from outdoor activity Satisfaction with leisure activities