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Daly et al. (2014): study IE 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Daly, M.; Delaney, J.A.; Doyle, D.
Title:
Can Early Intervention Policies Improve Well-being? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Source:
University of Stirling Management School, Discussion Paper, 2014, 1 - 66

Investigation

Public:
Participants support program for underprivileged pregnant women, Dublin, Ireland, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 102
Non Response:
90
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Face-to-face interviews using a laptop and a diary-form filled out by the respondents

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport of affect during specific activities noted in diary (Day Reconstruction Method)

A  happy
B  affectionate
C  competent
D  relaxed
E  in control
F  depressed
G  impatient
H  criticized
I   angry
J   frustrated
K  Irritated
L  stressed

Rated
1  not at all
:
7  very strongly

Scores weighted by length of episode

Computation: [(A-E)/5 + (F-L)/7]/2
Classification:
A-ASA-md-mqr-n-7-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Respondents were asked to fill in a diary with their feelings 3 times a day (morning, afternoon, evening)
Affect Balance computed by WDH-team, subtracting average negative affect from average positive affect
Page in publication:
3,15,59
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.93
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life?
1  very unsatisfied
2  unsatisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-j
Author's label:
Global life satisfaction
Remarks:
Mean Life satisfaction and SD computed by WDH-team
Page in publication:
18,53
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
0.91
SD:
0.28

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Maternal-focused intervention Family support
Care
Individual counsel
Household management
On invitation, no pay
Kind of social support received