Findings on happiness in Zeijl & Kappelhof (2004): study NL 2001

Publication
Author(s)Zeijl, E.; Kappelhof, J.
TitleHet Nationale Scholiernonderzoek (NSO) en het Helth Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC)-Onderzoek Vergeleken. (The National Pupil Research and HBSC- Research Compared).
SourceSocial Cultural Planning Office, Workdocument nr. 100, 2004, The Hague, Netherlands
URLhttp://www.scp.nl/Publicaties/Alle_publicaties/Publicaties_2004/Het_Nationale_Scholierenonderzoek_NSO_en_het_Health_Behaviour_in_School_aged_Children_onderzoek_HBSC_vergeleken
Investigation
PublicBasic school children, Netherlands, 2001-02
Collect period11
 2001/11-2002/2
Survey nameNL-NSO 2002
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =9782
Non Response0
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksQuastionnaires were completed in class Full distribution provided by the author
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question Here is a picture of a ladder. The '10' at the top of the ladder means the best possible life you can imagine. The '0' at the bottom of the ladder means the worst possible life you can imagine. On which place of the ladder is your life as a whole? Please mark the number that best corresponds with how you feel about your life now. 10 the best life I can imagine 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 the worst life I can imagine
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-d
RemarksQuastionnaires were completed in class Full distribution provided by the author
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean8.258.25
Standard deviation1.531.53

Scores in012345678910
%0.20.80.10.11.03.03.913.232.023.722.0