Findings on happiness in Vuletic et al. (2002): study HR 1997

Author(s)Vuletic, G.; Babic-Banaszak, A.; Juresa, V.
TitleHealth Related Quality of Life (HRQL) Assessment in Croatian Population Using the SF-36.
SourceQuality of Life Newsletter, 2002, Vol. 29, 7
Public18+ aged, general public, Croatia, 1997-1999
 - inhabitants of 4 Croatian regions and Croatian Capital City of Zagreb - Male: 39.3%, Female: 60.7% - Age range: 18-94, Mean age: 49.09
Collect period2
 Feb 1997-Feb 1999
Survey nameNot available
 Additional data provided by the author
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Stratified multistage sampling.
Respondents N =5048
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 in their homes by trained interviewers
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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)
Author's labelMH(Mental Health)5
Page in publication1
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.292.59

Scores in123456

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Educationshow  Level of school-education
Gendershow  Sex (male vs female)