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Studies

Younis et al. (2003): study IQ 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Younis, M.S.; AlKaisi, H.; Vasudev, K.; Young, A.
Title:
Quality of Life among College Students in Iraq.
Source:
Quality of Life Newsletter, 2003, Vol. 30, 3 - 4

Investigation

Public:
University students, Iraq, 2001
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 579
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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:
Quality of Life
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 13.3%,   2: 7.6%,   3: 41.9%,   4: 30.6%,   5: 6.7%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.10 5.25
SD:
1.64

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Geographic regions of Iraq Region in Iraq