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Correlational findings

Study Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972

Public:
Pools winners, UK, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 89
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
including questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's label
pools winners
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Pool winners
0. Non-winner controls( also pools players, matched by age, sexe and social background).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca DM = +.30 1. Winners     M= 3.38;  SD= 0.37
0. Non-winners M= 3.08;  SD= 0.12
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca G = +.50 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca tc = +.26 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca D% = Very happy  %          
Winners     42        
Non-winners 20

77% of the winners indicate they are happier as a result of the win.
M-AC-u-sq-v-4-a DM = +.36 1. Winners     M= 3.19;   SD= 0.12
0. Non-winners M= 2.83;   SD= 0.12
M-AC-u-sq-v-4-a G = +.29 p < .01 M-AC-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.19 p < .01 M-AC-u-sq-v-4-a D% = Never disappointed   %
1. Winners          59
0. Non-winners      37