Findings on happiness in Estwing-Ferrans & Rolling-Ferrell (1990): study US 1985

Author(s)Estwing-Ferrans, C.; Rolling-Ferrell, B.
TitleDevelopment of a Quality of Life Index for Patients with Cancer.
SourceOncology Nursing Forum, 1990, Supplemet to Vol. 17, 15 - 18
PublicFemale breast-cancer patients, USA, 198?
 Year of interview not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Patients in tumor-registry of hospital, kept since 1974.
Respondents N =111
Non Response61.8%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire. Reminders were sent to all subjects.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are ypu with your life as a whole these days? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 very satisfied
Author's labelOverall satisfaction with life.
Page in publication17
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Quality o f Life Index-Cancer versionL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life