Findings on happiness in Broadbent et al. (2018): study AU 2013 /1

Author(s)Broadbent, J.; Hamilton, L.; McGillivray, J.
TitleDomain Compensation in Quality of Life of Individuals with Vasovagal Syncope: a Test of Homeostasis Theory.
SourceApplied Research in Quality of Life, 2018, Vol. 13, 197 - 210
PublicMedical patients and Non-Patients, Australia, 2013
 patients with vasovagal-syncope,non responsive to treatment; patients with cardiac problems with significant symptoms of coronary artery disease and had a following hospital-out patient program; and non-patients, who never had vasovagal-syncope nor cardiac problems.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =207
 47 vasovagalsyncope patients, 59 cardiac patients and 101 healthy non-patients
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentMultiple methods
 both patients-groups: Questionaire, by paper; Non-patients-group: Questionare, by web.
General remarksData collect period not reported. Assumed 2013
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 0 completely unsatisfied 10 20 30 40 50 neither unsatisfied nor satisfied 60 70 80 90 100 completely satisfied item in Personal Wel-being Index
Author's labelGeneral Life Satisfaction
Page in publication204
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation21.142.11

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
PatientH14ad09bIschaemic heart diseases (i20-25)
PatientH14ad18dVasovagal syncope (rc 55), also classified as above ↑