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Correlational findings

Study Kuhn et al. (2011): study NL 2003

Public:
Lottery winners, players and controls, Netherlands, 2003-2006
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2011
Non Response:
32.7 %
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
written survey; 510 surveys completed by telephone.

Correlate

Authors's label
Lottery winning
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: winners (participants in winning postcode)
0: non-winners

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-10-a DM = + Winners      M = 7.06
Non-winners  M = 7.02
- difference    +0.04
O-HL-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.02 ns B controled for:
- Car consumption
  - bought a car after lottery
  - number of cars
  - age of cars
- Monthly expenditures
  - food at home
  - food away
  - transport
  - other
- Occasional expenditures
  - exterior renovations
  - other renovations
  - vacation
  - non-car durables
- Other factors
  - PostCodeLottery (player)now
  - Charity