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Studies

Hinton (1979): study GB 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Hinton, J.
Title:
Comparison of Places and Policies for Terminal Care.
Source:
The Lancet, 1979, 6 January, 29 - 32

Investigation

Public:
End stage cancer patients, UK,1978
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 80
Non Response:
2%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Bedside

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Interviewer rating based on open interview

1  depressed
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9  elated
Classification:
A-ASA-cm-fi-n-9-a
Remarks:
Interviewer rating based on open interview with patient. Responses collapsed  in 5 categories
-depressed      6%
-sad               39%
-average        26%
-cheerful          9%
-elated             6%
Full text:
Rating by spouce

1  depressed
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9  elated
Classification:
A-ASA-cm-rdf-n-9-a
Remarks:
Spouce ratings responses condensed in 5 categories
-depressed     6%
-sad               39%
-average        26%
-cheerful         9%
-elated            0%
Full text:
Index of ratings by:
A: interviewer, based on open interview
B: spouce
C: nurse

1  depressed
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9  elated
Classification:
A-ASA-cm-*-n-9-a
Remarks:
Interviewer rating based on open interview with patient. Responses collapsed  in 5 categories
-depressed      6%
-sad               39%
-average        26%
-cheerful          9%
-elated             6%

Rating by spouce
-depressed     6%
-sad               39%
-average        26%
-cheerful         9%
-elated            0%

Rating by nurse:
-depressed              9%
-sad                       24%
-average               31%
- cheerful              16%
- elated                    0%
Full text:
Rating by nurse

1  depressed
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9  elated
Classification:
A-ASA-cm-rdn-n-9-a
Author's label:
nurse rating
Remarks:
Rating by nurse: Responses condenssed in 5 categories
-depressed              9%
-sad                       24%
-average               31%
- cheerful              16%
- elated                    0%
Page in publication:
30

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Place of terminal care In hospital
Setting of medical treatment
Cancer
Mood assessments A-CA by A-CA
Method of interrogation
Rating of happiness by nurse
Rating of happiness by spouse
Rating of happiness by interviewer