Middleton & Byrd (1996): study US 1995
- Middleton, R.A.; Byrd, E.K.
- Psychosocial Factors and Hospital Readmission Status of Older Persons with Cardiovascular Disease.
- Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 1996, Vol. 27, 3 - 10
- Heart patients, USA, followed 90 days, 1995
- Non-probability chunk sample
- N = 130
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire and hospital records
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on 18 questions:
How have things been going in the past few weeks? Please tick one of the two boxes for each of the questions below:
A Have you been annoyed with someone?
B Have you ever felt lonely or remote from people?
C Have you ever felt that things were going your way?
D Have you ever felt very worried
E Have you ever felt pleased because you've got friends?
F Have you ever been afraid of what might happen?
G Have you ever felt particularly excited or interested in something?
H Have you ever felt depressed or unhappy?
I Have you ever been full of energy?
J Have you ever felt really tired?
K Have you ever felt so restless that you could not sit long in a chair?
L Have you ever felt that you were really enjoying yourself?
M Have you ever felt really cheerful?
N Have you ever felt like crying?
O Have you ever felt at the top of the world?
P Have you ever felt confident about the future?
Q Have you ever felt bored?
R Have you ever felt pleased about having accomplished something?
Computation: (C+E+G+I+L+M+O+P+R) - (A+B+D+F+H+J+K+N+Q)
Name: Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale: extended version
- Author's label:
- rehabilitation practice
- Mean SD
East Alabama Medical Center 2.1 2.5
HCA Parkway Medical Center 1.5 2.4
- Page in publication:
- Observed distribution
- Summary Statistics
- On original range -9 - 9 On range 0-10
- 1.81 -
- 2.45 -
Setting of medical treatment
Ischemic heart diseases (i20-25)