Findings on happiness in Debats et al. (1993): study NL 1990

Author(s)Debats, D.L.; Lubbe Van Der, P.M.; Wezeman, F.R.
TitleOn the Psychometric Properties of the Life Regard Index (LRI): A measure of Meaningful Life.
SourcePersonality and Individual Differences, 14, 337 -345
Publicgeneral public, Netherlands, 1990
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =176
 -73 males and 103 females -age range: 22-88 -education: including 1-7 level -14.3% are singlem, 74.9% are married or living toghther with partner, and 5.7% are divorced, 5.1% are other.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 2 questions: A To what extend do you regard yourself as a happy person? 1 not happy 2 doubtful 3 happy 4 very happy B How satisfied are you with your present life? 1 not satisfied 2 doubful 3 satisfied 4 very satisfied Summation: A+B. Name: Happiness Index
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Life Regard Index (LRI)M05abCurrent meaning of life