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Michalos & Zumbo (2002): study CA Mamawetan,Keewatin/Athab asca Parkland, Saskatchewan 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Michalos, A.C.; Zumbo, B.D.
Title:
Healthy Days, Healthy Satisfaction and Satisfaction with the Overall Quality of Life.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 59, 321 - 338

Investigation

Public
Adults, general public, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada, 2001
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N = 344
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

'All things considered, how would you rate the quality of your life on a scale from 1 to 10? If it is very bad, give it a score of 1. If it is very good, give it a score of 10. The scores in between allow you to say how close to either side you are.'
1  very bad
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very good
DK
Classification:
O-QOL-u-sq-n-10-b
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.00 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Health Satisfaction Satisfaction with health General Health Self-perceived health Days physically not good Days ill Days mentally not good Days ill
Self ratings of mental health
Days limited Current handicap
Days ill