Findings on happiness in Jones et al. (2015a): study AU 2013

Publication
Author(s)Jones, T.; del Pozo de Bolger, A.; Dune, T.; Hawkes, G.; Lykins, A.
TitleFemale-to-Male (FtM) Transgender People's Experiences in Australia: A National Study
Source(SpringerBriefs in sociology). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature. 151 pages
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-3-319-13829-9
Investigation
PublicFemale-to-male transgender people, Australia, 2013
 Age ranged 16-64, M = 30.5 97% assigned female sex at birth 3% assigned intersex at birth All participants fall under the female to male umbrella. Specific gender identity: 51% male 20% FtM transgender 15% genderqueer 7% transsexual male 2% female (but still on the FtM spectrum) 4% other 84% had used hormones 51% had undergone chest surgery 6% had undergone genital surgery
Collect periodApril 2013
Last collect periodJuly 2013
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability snowball sample
 Recruitment was done via paid advertising, Facebook-posts, e-lists, media interviews
Respondents N =220
 273 people completed the survey 220 people answered the happiness question
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: 'How would you describe your satisfaction with your life in general?" 1 very dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 3 somewhat dissatisfied 4 neutral 5 somewhat satisfied 6 satisfied 7 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-v-7-b
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication67
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Mean4.715.63
Standard deviation1.743.16

Scores in1234567
%7.07.012.010.020.032.011.0