Findings on happiness in Gerymski (2017): study PL 2015

Publication
Author(s)Gerymski, R.
TitleInfluence of the Sex Reassignment on the Subjective Well-being of Transgender Men - Results of the Pilot Study and Discussion about Future Research
SourcePrzegl Seks, 2017, Vol. 4, 10 - 16
URLhttps://www.ceeol.com/search/article-detail?id=713464
Investigation
PublicHetero-, bi and homosexual transgender and cisgender men, Poland, 2015
 Mean age = 23.7 SD = 6.3 29% transgender men with different sexual orientations 22% homosexual cisgender men 21% bisexual cisgender men 27% heterosexual cisgender men
 End of collect period not specified
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability self-selected
 Participents were obtained via the Opole Voivodeship. The data of the LGBT respondents were collected after support groups of the Opole Voivodeship.
Respondents N =117
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In most ways my life is close to ideal 1 strongly disagree 2 disagree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 agree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-V-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 1
Page in publicationData provided on request
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.65
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: The conditions of my life are excellent 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale; 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationO-SLC-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 2
Page in publicationData provided on request
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.87
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: 'I am satisfied with my life' 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree not disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale (5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical)
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 3
Page in publicationData provided on request
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.06
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on single question: So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life 1 strongly disagree 2 agree 3 neither agree nor disagree 4 disagree 5 strongly agree Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS) Adjusted rating scale: 5-step verbal instead of 7-step numerical
ClassificationC-RG-h-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale item 4
Page in publicationData provided on request
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.40
Standard deviation


Full textSelfreport on four questions: To what extent are you in agreement / disagreement with the following statements about the way in which you think about yourself and your life? A In most areas my life is almost ideal B The conditions of my life are excellent C I am contented with my life D So far, I have always achieved the most important things I want in life Answers rated: 5 totally agree 4 slightly agree 3 don't know 2 slightly disagree 1 totally disagree Computation: A+B+C+D divided by 4 Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) (In the original scale item 5 reads: 'If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'. This item is left out in this selection because a positive answer to this question does not necessarily mean that the respondent doesn't like the life he/she actually lives.)
ClassificationO-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bb
Author's labelSatisfaction with life scale short
Page in publicationData provided on request
RemarksMt computed by WDH team using linear stretch
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.756.88
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Transgender men (vs cisgender men)G01ad02Transgender