Findings on happiness in Fang et al. (2002): study TW 1999

Author(s)Fang, C.T.; Chen, M.Y.; Hsiung, P.C.; Wang, J.D.; Yu, C.F.
TitleValidation of the World Health Organizaton Quality of Life Instrument in Patients with HIV Infection.
SourceQuality of Life Research, 2002, Vol. 11, 753 - 762
PublicHIV-infected patients, Taipei, Taiwan, 1999-2000
 HIV infected patients regularly followed up in outpatient clinics. The majority (114 of 136) of the patients were homosexual men.
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =136
Non Response1%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how do you feel in terms of happiness in your current life? 1 very unhappy 2 unhappy 3 moderate 4 happy 5 very happy
Author's labelself evaluated happiness
Page in publication755
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.82

Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
environmental domainL12ac02aSatisfaction with amenities in vinicity
Physical DomainH14ab02cNumber of health complaints
Psychological domainH13ab02bScores on symptom inventories
Social domainI07af02Satisfaction with intimacy