Findings on happiness in Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972 /1

Publication
Author(s)Smith, S.; Razzell, P.
TitleThe Pools Winners.
SourceCaliban Books, 1975, London, UK
Investigation
PublicPools players (non -winning) UK,1972
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive-quota sample
 Comparison- group: each one of the 89 winners was matched with someone from the general population, also been doing pools themselves, with the same age, sex and social background (of winners before the winning).
Respondents N =89
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksSee SMITH 1975/1 for complete analysis of this study.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Would you say your life at the moment is ....? 1 very unhappy 2 unhappy 3 happy 4 very happy - don't know
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca
Author's labelHappy Life
Page in publication225
RemarksSee Smith 1975/1 for further analysis.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.08
Standard deviation0.12

Scores in1234
%2.07.071.020.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: "Do you sometimes feel disappointed with life....?" 4 never 3 rarely 2 sometimes 1 often - don't know
ClassificationM-AC-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's labelFeel disappointed with life
Page in publication225
RemarksSee Smith 1975/1 for further analysis
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.83
Standard deviation0.12

Scores in1234
%12.029.021.037.0

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Pools winnersL18ab02Lottery winning