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Studies

Vuletic (2004): study HR 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Vuletic, G.
Title:
Generational and Transgenerational Factors of Health Related Quality of Life in Croatia.
Source:
PhD Thesis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Logves, 2004, Croatia

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, Croatia, 2001-2002
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 182
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:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.3%,   2: 20.3%,   3: 35.7%,   4: 29.7%,   5: 8.8%,   6: 2.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.75 5.49
SD:
1.04 2.08

Correlational Findings

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