Correlational finding on Happiness and Actual transplantation
Subject code: H17af08bb

StudyDe Castro et al. (2007): study ES Madrid 2004
TitlePsychological Well-Being in Adults Transplanted in Childhood.
SourcePediatric Transplantation, 2007, Vol. 11, 272 - 278
URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17430482
DOIDOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2006.00648.x
Public18-22 aged transplant patients, Spain, 2004
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =24

Correlate
Author's labelTransplantation
Page in Source 274
Our classificationActual transplantation, code H17af08bb
Operationalization
a kidney 
b heart
c liver
Observed distributionN: kidney 13; heart 5; liver 6

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-aDM=
Kidney M=26.8
Heart  M=29.8
Liver  M=25.9


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
A-BW-?-mq-v-5-aSelfreport on 20 questions:

Lead item not reported.

A nervous
B distressed
C afraid
D jittery
E irritable
F upset
G scared
H exited
I ashamed
J guilty
K hostile
L active
M determined
N inspired
O enthusiastic
P alert
Q attentive
R proud
S strong
T interested

Rated:
1: slightly/not at all
.
.
5 extremely

Negative affect score (NAS): A to K
Positive affect score (PAS): L to T
Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Watson's PANAS version not reported


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
DMDIFFERENCE of MEANS
Type: descriptive statistic only.
Measurement level: Correlate: dichotomous, Happiness: metric
Range: depending on the happiness rating scale of the author; range symmetric about zero.

Meaning: the difference of the mean happiness, as measured on the author's rating scale, between the two correlate levels.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl