Findings on happiness in DeJonge et al. (2009): study NL 2006

Publication
Author(s)DeJonge, T.; Bruggink, J; Hupkens, C
TitleLiving a Happy, Healthy and Satisfying Life.
SourceStatisics Netherlands, 2009, Netherlands
URLHTTP://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/63/3/43705841.pdf
Investigation
Public12+ aged, The Netherlands, 2006-2009
 2006-2009
Survey nameNot available
 Dutch National Health Interview Survey, 2006-2008
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =23000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: computer assisted (CAPI)
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 labelHapiness
Page in publication6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead? 5 extraordinary satisfied 4 very satisfied 3 satisfied 2 fairly satisfied 1 not very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Page in publication6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
DrinkingS13ab01Use of alcohol
lifestyleH12abCurrent healthy life-style
lifestyleL09ab02Specific life-style aspects, also classified as above ↑
OverweightB03ac01cWeight
SexeG01aaSex (male vs female)
SmokingS13ab08Use of tobacco
too little physical exerciseS12ab01aActive involvement in sports