Findings on happiness in Peretti & Wilson (1975): study NL 2006

Author(s)Peretti, P.O.; Wilson, C.
TitleVoluntary and Involuntary Retirement of Aged Males and Their Effect on Emotional Satisfaction, Usefulness, Self-Image, Emotional Stability and Interpersonal Relationships.
SourceInternational Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1975, Vol. 6, 38 - 51
Public12+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2006
Collect periodcontinuous
Survey nameNL-POLS 2006
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =8191
Non Response0
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
DKNA %0.1
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.641.24

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