Findings on happiness in Hinton (1979): study GB 1978

Publication
Author(s)Hinton, J.
TitleComparison of Places and Policies for Terminal Care.
SourceThe Lancet, 1979, 6 January, 29 - 32
Investigation
PublicEnd stage cancer patients, UK,1978
 Married patients expected to die within 3 month
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
 female N=50 male N=30
Respondents N =80
Non Response2%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Bedside
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textInterviewer rating based on open interview 1 depressed 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 elated
ClassificationA-ASA-cm-fi-n-9-a
RemarksInterviewer rating based on open interview with patient. Responses collapsed in 5 categories -depressed 6% -sad 39% -average 26% -cheerful 9% -elated 6%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textRating by spouce 1 depressed 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 elated
ClassificationA-ASA-cm-rdf-n-9-a
RemarksSpouce ratings responses condensed in 5 categories -depressed 6% -sad 39% -average 26% -cheerful 9% -elated 0%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textIndex of ratings by: A: interviewer, based on open interview B: spouce C: nurse 1 depressed 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 elated
ClassificationA-ASA-cm-*-n-9-a
RemarksInterviewer 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%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textRating by nurse 1 depressed 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 elated
ClassificationA-ASA-cm-rdn-n-9-a
Author's labelnurse rating
Page in publication30
RemarksRating by nurse: Responses condenssed in 5 categories -depressed 9% -sad 24% -average 31% - cheerful 16% - elated 0%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Mood assessmentsH07ab02gA-CA by A-CA
Mood assessmentsI06aa03Method of interrogation, also classified as above ↑
Mood assessmentsH09ab04Rating of happiness by interviewer, also classified as above ↑
Mood assessmentsH09ab05Rating of happiness by nurse, also classified as above ↑
Mood assessmentsH09ab03Rating of happiness by spouse, also classified as above ↑
Place of terminal careH17ac04Cancer
Place of terminal careH17ab02In hospital, also classified as above ↑
Place of terminal careH17aeSetting of medical treatment, also classified as above ↑