Findings on happiness in Ahlstrand & Bränholm (1998): study SE 1993

Author(s)Ahlstrand, I.; Bränholm, I.B.
TitleActivity Performance, Life Satisfaction and Locus of Control in Young Women on Sick Leave.
SourceWork, 1998, Vol. 11, 131 - 136
Public30- aged women on sick leave, Sweden, 199?
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 selected by a local insurance office, who invited subjects using a letter
Respondents N =22
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Interview by investigator at home of the respondent. The questionnaire was mailed to the respondent one week prior to the interview
General remarksYear of datagathering not reported, estimated 1993
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "How satisfying are these different aspects of your life? Indicate the number which best suits your situation. Life as a whole is....." 1 very dissatisfying 2 dissatisfying 3 rather dissatisfying 4 rather satisfying 5 satisfying 6 very satisfying This item was followed by eight questions on life domain satisfactions.
Author's labelLife as a whole
Page in publication134
RemarksOf the 11 subjects who responded to the question on life satisfaction 6 were satisfied and 5 dissatisfied
DKNA %50.0
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Satisfaction with leisureL03ad03Satisfaction with leisure