Findings on happiness in Pokasova (2002): study SK 2000

Author(s)Pokasova, A.
TitleQuality of Life: Specific Problems of Senior Citizens.
SourceStudia Psychologica, 2002, Vol. 44, 305 - 309
Public60-94 aged in pensioners homes, Slovakia, 2002
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Senior citizens from two pensioner's homes. Selection not reported. No matching between two pensioner's homes reported. The author notes that the senior citizens share quite uniform conditions of life (all living in a pensioner's home), but does not explicitly refer to possible differences between the two facilities.
Respondents N =101
Non Response?
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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'
Author's labelquality of life
Page in publication308
RemarksThe mean (3.0) refers to the overall mean of only those seniors that were in an extreme group (either high or low on accommodating flexibility)
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Accomodating FlexibilityP05cnRigid