Findings on happiness in Laaksonen (2018): study ZZ Europe 2008

Publication
Author(s)Laaksonen, S.
TitleA Research Note: Happiness by Age is More Complex than U-Shaped.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 471 - 482
URLhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-016-9830-1
Investigation
Public15+ aged general public, 30 EU nations, 2008-2013
Collect period2008
Last collect period2013
 3 merged waves: 2008-2009, 2010-2011,2012-2013
Survey nameEU-ESS 4-6, 2008-2013
 3 merged waves, 30 nations
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =155500
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - don't know - no answer
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication472
DKNA %0.8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.117.11
Standard deviation2.072.07

Scores in012345678910
%0.90.91.63.13.811.59.017.725.615.29.8

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)