Findings on happiness in Morris & Jones (1989): study AT 1984

Author(s)Morris, P.L.; Jones, B.
TitleLife Satisfaction across Treatment Methods for Patients with End-Stage Renal Failure.
SourceThe Medical Journal of Australia, 1989, Vol. 150,428 - 432
PublicEndstage renal patients, U.K. 198?
 Treatment type: -Transplant recipients (Tx) -Home hemodialysis (HHD) -Hospital center hemodialysis(CHD) -Patients at Renal Unit (CAPD)
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =160
Non Response13%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication428-431
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation2.250.42

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Renal transplantH17af08bbActual transplantation
Treatment for renal failureH17af08bbActual transplantation
Treatment for renal failureH17acIllness treated, also classified as above ↑
Treatment for renal failureH17ac10Renal failure, also classified as above ↑
Treatment for renal failureH17aeSetting of medical treatment, also classified as above ↑