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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 Measurement: 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:
Self report 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
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 self-rating QOL Domain physical health Health domain self-ratings QOL Domain psychological health Self rating of current positive mental health QOL Domain social Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with intimate bonds
Domain Environmental Amenities in vicinity