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Studies

Rakib et al. (2005): study GB London 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Rakib, A.; Pinching, A.J.; Priebe, S.; White, P.D.
Title:
Subjective Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 2005, Vol. 14, 11 - 19

Investigation

Public
Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), London, 1999.
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 73
Non Response
62,8%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
By patients.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole today?
1  couldn't be worse
2  displeased
3  mostly dissatisfied
4  mixed
5  mostly satisfied
6  pleased
7  couldn't be better

Item in Manchester Short Assessment of QOL (MANSA)
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-e
Author's label:
MANSA Quality of Life Scale
Page in publication:
15
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.20 -
SD:
0.80 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Chronic fatigue Depressive (f31-33)
Current general health status
Fatigue (r53)
Alcoholic (f10)