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Studies

Brown et al. (2000): study AU 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Brown, J.E.; Butow, P.N.; Coates, A.S.; Culjak, G.
Title:
Psychosocial Predictors of Outcome: Time to Relapse and Survival in Patients with Early Stage Melanoma.
Source:
British Journal of Cancer, 2000, Vol. 11, 1448 - 1453

Investigation

Public
Cancer patients, Sydney Australia, followed 6 years, 1991-1997
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 426
Non Response
21%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Additional disease data taken from medical records

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Question on 'mood', full  item not reported
Answer rated on 1 to 100 mm open line scale
1     miserable
:
100 happy
Classification:
A-AOL-?-sq-ol-100-a
Author's label:
Psychosocial predictors
Page in publication:
1448/53
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 100 On range 0-10
Mean:
80.56 8.06
SD:
4.20 0.40

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Survival time Longevity (assessed in follow up) Relapse Deterioration of health, falling ill