Findings on happiness in Hsieh (2008): study US 2005

Author(s)Hsieh, C.M.
TitleThe Relative Importance of Health
SourceSocial Indicators Research 87:127-137
PublicFrail older adults,Chicago area, USA, 2005
 Recipients of elderly case management services in a large city in the Midwest region of the USA.The sample size was 112.The mean age of the participants was 76.4.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =112
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksThe study was also reported in Hsieh 2006.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question .. Satisfaction with life as a whole (full text not reported) 7 completely satisfied 6 somewhat satisfied 5 slightly satisfied 4 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 3 slightly dissatisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 completely dissatisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
satisfaction with family lifeF02ag02Satisfaction with family
satisfaction with financial situationI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
satisfaction with friendshipF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
satisfaction with healthH14af04Satisfaction with health
satisfaction with neighborhoodL16ac02Attitude to neighborhood
satisfaction with religionR12af03Satisfaction with religion
satisfaction with spare timeL03ad03Satisfaction with leisure
summed domain satisfactionsL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life