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Studies

Thompson et al. (2015): study US San Francisco, California 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Thompson, H.M.; Fisher Raymond, H.; Reisner, S.L.; VanKim, N.
Title:
Quality-of-Life Measuremen: Assessing the WHOQOL-BREF Scale in a Sample of High-HIV-Risk Transgender Women in San Francisco, California
Source:
International Journal of Transgenderism, 16:36-48

Investigation

Public:
Transgender women with high HIV risk, San Fransisco, USA, 2010
Survey name:
TEACH study: Transfemales Empowering and Advancing Community Health
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 312
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

The following questions ask about how satisfied you have felt about various aspects of your life over the last 2 weeks..

How would you rate your overall quality of life?
1  very poor
2  poor
3  neither poor nor good
4  good
5  very good

Item 81 (G1) in WHOQOL-100. Item 1 in WHOQOL-Bref

In Bref variant not preceded with timeframe ''past 2 weeks'
Classification:
O-QOL-cw-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Overall quality of life
Remarks:
Transformation to scale 0-10 by WDH team using linear stretch
Page in publication:
42
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.69 6.73
SD:
1.03 2.57

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Overall health Global health rating QOL Domain physical health Health domain ratings QOL Domain psychological health Current positive mental health QOL Domain social Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with intimacy
Domain Environmental Amenities in vinicity