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Studies

Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Smith, S.; Razzell, P.
Title:
The Pools Winners.
Source:
Caliban Books, 1975, London, UK

Investigation

Public:
Pools players (non -winning) UK,1972
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 89
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Would you say your life at the moment is ....?
1  very unhappy
2  unhappy
3  happy
4  very happy
-   don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca
Author's label:
Happy Life
Remarks:
See Smith 1975/1 for further analysis.
Page in publication:
225
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 7%,   3: 71%,   4: 20%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08
SD:
0.12
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Do you sometimes feel disappointed with life....?"
4  never
3  rarely
2  sometimes
1  often
-   don't know
Classification:
M-AC-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Feel disappointed with life
Remarks:
See Smith 1975/1 for further analysis
Page in publication:
225
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 12%,   2: 29%,   3: 21%,   4: 37%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.83
SD:
0.12

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Pools winners Lottery winning