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Studies

Vuletic et al. (2002): study HR 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Vuletic, G.; Babic-Banaszak, A.; Juresa, V.
Title:
Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) Assessment in Croatian Population Using the SF-36.
Source:
Quality of Life Newsletter, 2002, Vol. 29, 7

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Croatia, 1997-1999
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 5048
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
in their homes by trained interviewers

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
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.6%,   2: 14.6%,   3: 30.6%,   4: 25%,   5: 16.4%,   6: 8.8%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.61 5.21
SD:
1.29 2.59

Correlational Findings

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