Findings on happiness in Cooke et al. (2004): study GB 2000

Publication
Author(s)Cooke, R.; Audin, K.; Barkham, M.
TitleStudent Debt and its Relation to Student Mental Health
SourceJournal of Further and Higher Education, 2004, Vol. 28, 53 - 66
URLhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0309877032000161814
Investigation
PublicStudents, United Kingdom, 2000-2002
 Respondents were all students who entered uinversity in 2000
Last assesment2002
Survey nameNot available
 Own survey
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Samples were drawn each year in 2000, 2001, and 2002
Respondents N =4882
 1st year: N=2.146; 2nd year: N=1360; 3rd year: N=1.376
Non ResponseNot available
 1st year: 62%; 2nd year: 77%; 3rd year: 74%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Students completed the questionnaire at the end of the 1st semester in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question During the past week I have felt unhappy 0 none of the time 1 2 3 4 all of the time
ClassificationM-FH-cw-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication55,59
RemarksWeighed mean computed by WDH-team
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean1.43
Standard deviation


Full textSelf report on single question: During the past week I have achieved the things I wanted to do 0 not at all 1 2 3 4 all the time
ClassificationC-W-cw-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelContentment
Page in publication55,59
RemarksWeighed mean computed by WDH-team
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean1.92
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Debt worryI01af01bWorrying about money
Financial concernsI01af01Concerns about income