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Studies

Sumnall & Bellis (2010): study ZZ 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Sumnall, H.; Bellis, M.A.
Title:
A Choise between fun for Health? Relationships between Nightlife Substance Use, Happiness, and Mental Well-Being.
Source:
Journal of Substance Use, 2010, Vol. 15, 89 - 104

Investigation

Public:
16-35 aged night scene public, 9 European cities, 2008
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 1363
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
by post

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Are you satisfied with your life as a whole?
1  yes
0  no
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-2-b
Author's label:
dissatisfied with life
Remarks:
In publication presented in % 'not satisfied with life'. Coding reversed by WDH team to indicate positive satisfaction with life
Page in publication:
94
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 16.5%,   2: 83.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 1 On range 0-10
Mean:
84.00 8.40

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Sexe Sex (male vs female) Use of alcohol Use of alcohol Cannabis Use of marihuana, hash Use of cocaine Use of cocaine Use of ecstasy Stimulants Income Relative income Heterosexual Sexual preference Country Comparison of specific social categories in nations Suicide Suicidal intentions Age ecstasy initiation Earlier use of stimulants Age of first use of stumulants Earlier use of stimulants Times drunk in the last 4 weeks Use of alcohol Explained variance Socio-demographic + health + life style