Findings on happiness in Lopez-Torres Hidalgo et al. (2007): study ES Albacete, La Mancha, Castilla 2001

Author(s)Lopez-Torres Hidalgo, J.; Boix Gras, C.; David Garcia, Y.; Tellez Lapeira, J.
TitleFunctional Status in the Elderly Insomniac
SourceQuality of Life Research, 2007, Vol.16, 279 - 286
Public65+aged with Insomnia, Spain, 2001
 Non-institutionalized elderly patients who have Primary Insomnia
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability systematic sample
Respondents N =424
 The criteria for the elderly patients to be chosen was an estimated PI (Primary Insomnia) rate of 25%.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 The elderly were interviewed in their respective Health Centres or at home, if disabled. Interviews conducted by previously trained health care personnel (physicians, nurses and social workers).
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: I am satisfied with my life today 0 no 1 don't know 2 yes Item in Munsh Happiness inventory
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Page in publication283
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 2On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.36

Scores in12