Findings on happiness in Wändell et al. (1997): study SE 1995

Author(s)Wändell, P.E.; Brorsson, B.; Lundström, M.
TitleQuality of Life among Patients with Glaucoma in Sweden.
SourceActa Ophthalmologica Scandinavica, 1997, Vol. 75, 584 - 588
PublicGlaucoma patients,Sweden, 1995
 Patients of -Departements of Ophthalmology at Tälby and Blekinge
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 All patients diagnosed of glaucoma in two hospitals
Respondents N =180
 A reminder after two weeks and than again after one week with a new questionnaire
Non Response29%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 12 questions: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements concerning your feelings during the last week? A My time has been filled with things meaningful to me B I have felt liked C I have felt nervous D I have felt tense E I have felt down F I have felt I have much to look forward to G I have felt harmony H I have felt emotionally stable I I have felt sad J I have felt impatient and restless K I have felt annoyed L I have felt lighthearted Rated: 4 completely agree 3 partly agree 2 partly disagree 1 completely disagree Computation: (A+B+F+G+H+L) - (C+D+E+I+J+K) Possible range -18 to +18. Transformed to range 0-100 Name: Swedish Health-Related Quality of Life Survey (SWED-QUAL) Part 4 'Your feelings'
Author's labelQuality of life
Page in publication585-588
RemarksAffect Balance computed by WDH team. Positive Affect: 75,4, Negative Affect 62,3
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04ab03Age difference among elderly
Treatment for glaucomaH17ac02Eye problems
Treatment for glaucomaH14ad07aGlaucoma (h40-42), also classified as above ↑
Treatment for glaucomaH17af07Medication, also classified as above ↑