Findings on happiness in Erdman (1981): study NL 1978

Publication
Author(s)Erdman, R.A.
TitleWelbevinden bij Hartpatienten. (Well-Being of Heartpatients).
SourceThesis, Swets & Zeitlinger, 1981, Lisse, Netherlands
Investigation
PublicHeart patients, The Netherlands 1978-1979
 1978-1979
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
 Patients of 5 clinics
Respondents N =1752
 men N= 1233, women N=416
Non Response6,0%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: I feel...... 3 rarely unhappy 2 rather often unhappy 1 very often unhappy.
ClassificationM-TH-g-sq-v-3-d
Author's labelGeluk
Page in publication102
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean3.54
Standard deviation0.54

Scores in123
%5.413.281.5

Full textSelfreport on single question: Moments that I feel happy I have...... 4 often 3 not too often 2 seldom 1 never
ClassificationM-TH-g-sq-v-4-b
Author's labelGeluk
Page in publication102
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.54
Standard deviation0.65

Scores in1234
%1.05.432.761.0

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
DisphoriaH15ab02Current mental complaints
DisphoriaM14ac04Feeling cheerful (vs gloomy), also classified as above ↑
Feeling of invalidityH14ab03Symptoms of bad health
Social inhibitionP05boInhibited
Well-beingL04ag02Psychological-morale inventories