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Studies

Vuletic (2003): study AU 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Vuletic, G.
Title:
Subjective Quality of Life and Self Assessed Social Support among Croation Immigrants in Australia: A Comparison with Non-Immigrant Croations and Australians.
Source:
Paper presented at ISQOLS Conference Frankfurt, 2003, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Croatian immigrants, Urban areas of Australia, 199?
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 179
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6  all of the time
5  most of the time
4  a good bit of the time
3  some of the time
2  a little of the time
1  none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)
Classification:
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a
Author's label:
MH(Mental Health)5
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 12.6%,   2: 22%,   3: 20.9%,   4: 23.1%,   5: 15.9%,   6: 3.3%   (total 97.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.82 5.64
SD:
1.38 2.76

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Education Level of school-education Years of education Level of school-education