Findings on happiness in Wildeboer Schut (2009): study NL 1977

Publication
Author(s)Wildeboer Schut, J.M.
TitleBijt de Vrouwenemancipatie zich in de eigen Staart? (Back-Kick of Womanemancipation?).
SourceSchnabel,P. (Ed).: "M/V", Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau (The Netherlands Institute for Social Research | SCP), 2009, The Haque, Netherlands, 185 - 190
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1977-2006
 DLO: every month 1989-1996. POLS: every month in 1997,1999 and 2002.
Survey nameNot available
 Leefsituatiesurvey (LSS) (1977, 1980, 1983 en 1986), Doorlopend leefsituatieonderzoek (DLO)(1989-1996) t Periodiek Onderzoek Leefsituatie Survey (1997-2006) (POLS).
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 DLO: 3 step: municipalities, adresses, persons POLS: two step: municipalities stratified, persons within:
Respondents N =57902
 DLO: 1989 3100, 1990 4939, 1991 6061, 1992 6440, 1993 6367,1994 3423,1995 4038, 1996 3914 POLS: 1997: 5817, 1999: 7074, 2002: 6729
Non Response+/- 50 %
 DLO:1989 56 %, 1990 53%, 1991 54%, 1992 55%, 1993 54%, 1994 48%, 1995 47%, 1996 48%, POLS: 1997: (44%), 1999: (48%), 2002: (47%)
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 not very happy 1 unhappy
ClassificationO-HP-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelGeluk (Happiness)
Page in publication187-189
RemarksReversed in original question.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
GenderE03ab01bbTrend happiness in males /females, also classified as above ↑
GenderE03ac01Trend inequality of happiness in era, also classified as above ↑