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Studies

Ostir et al. (2006): study US 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Ostir, G.V.; Berges, I.M.; Ottenbacher, K.J.; Rice, J.; Smith, D.; Smith, P.M.
Title:
Does Change in Functional Performance Affect Quality of Life in Persons with Orthopaedic Impairment.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol. 77, 79 - 93

Investigation

Public:
40+ orthopedic patients, 3 month after discharge, USA, 2002
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 3751
Non Response:
228
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
by nurses

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Please rate your satisfaction with your quality of life
1  very dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SQL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Qualite of life
Page in publication:
79-93

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Change in functional independence Revalidation from handicap
Recovery from disease
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Change in motor functional status Cognition functional status Coping with specific life-events Self-care Self ratings of mental health Locomotion Current handicap