Findings on happiness in Roberts et al. (1983): study US 1983

Author(s)Roberts, R.E.; Attkisson, C.C.; Pascoe, G.C.
TitleRelationship of Service Satisfaction to Life Satisfaction and Percieved Wellbeing.
SourceEvaluation and Program Planning, 1983, Vol. 6, 373 - 383
PublicPatients health centers, United States, 1983
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Data were collected by two women with substantial experience in health services research data collection. Blind uniform study.
Respondents N =148
Non Response14
 14 persons were not able or willing to provide any service evaluation information
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Interview separately research time 15 min average
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How do you feel about your life as a whole.....? 7 delighted 6 pleased 5 mostly satisfied 4 mixed 3 mostly dissatisfied 2 unhappy 1 terrible Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale' (original version)
Author's labelGlobal Assessment of Life Satisfaction
Page in publication380
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Client Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ-18b)H17ai03Satisfaction with health-services
Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (PSQ)H17ai03Satisfaction with health-services