Findings on happiness in DeNeve (2011): study US 2001

Publication
Author(s)DeNeve, J.E.
TitleFunctional Polymorphism (5 - HTTLPR) in the Serotin Transporter Gene is Associated with Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a US nationally representative sample.
SourceJournal of Human Genetics, 2011, Vol. 56, 456 - 459
DOIDOI:10.1038/jhg.2011.39
Investigation
PublicYoung adults, USA, 2001-2002
Collect period2001-2002
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Participants in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health ,Wave III, from all regions of the US.
Respondents N =2574
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksStudy also reported in DeNeve, J.E. e.a.: Genes, Economics, and Happiness, February 9, 2012
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: How satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 very dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 4 satisfied 5 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-v-5-r
RemarksData from Add Health website (www.cpn.unc.edu/addhealth)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.158.11
Standard deviation0.811.73

Scores in12345
%0.63.512.646.836.5

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
serotonin transporter geneB03ab01aserotin transporter gene