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Studies

Simmons et al. (1974): study US 1969

Publication

Author(s):
Simmons, R.G.; Bienvenue, R.; Bruce, J.; Fulton, J.
Title:
Who signs an organ donor-card: Traditionalism versus transplantation.
Source:
Journal of Chronic Diseases, 1974, Vol. 27, 491- 502

Investigation

Public:
Signers of organ-donor cards (and controls), USA, 1969
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
donor-card signers: 37% very happy, 54% pretty happy, 9% not too happy
                    M' = 2.28   Ms' = 6.4
neighbour controls: 37% very happy, 56% pretty happy, 6% not too happy
                    M' = 2.29   Ms' = 6.5

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Willingness to organ donation Attitudes to organ-donation