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Studies

VanAgt et al. (2005): study NL 2000

Publication

Author(s):
VanAgt, H.M.; DeRidder-Sluiter, J.G.; Essink-Bot, M.L.; VanderStege, H.A.
Title:
Quality of Life of Children with Language Delays..
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 2005, Vol. 14, 1345 - 1355

Investigation

Public:
3 years aged children, The Netherlands, 200?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 8877
Non Response:
22%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Postal questionnaire sent to parents. TNO-AZL Pre-school children Quality of Life-questionnaire (TAPQOL)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Rating by parents on three questions:

How was your child in the last three month?..
A:  In good spirits
B:  Cheerful
C:  Happy

Rated:
1  never
2  occasionally
3  often

Subscale in TAPQOL questionnaire
Classification:
A-AOL-cq-rdf-v-3-b
Author's label:
Positive mood
Page in publication:
1345, 1349
Error estimates:
Cronbach alpha .80

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Language delay Speech handicap Language development Verbal ability