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Correlational findings

Study Tammes (2007): study NL 1979

Public:
16+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21929
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
CAPI since 1998

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: female
2: male

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d D% = %(very) happy
         Females  Males  Difference
1: 16-29:  42      39    -3
2: 30-44:  42      38    -4
3: 45-59   38      36    -2
4: 60-74   38      45    +7

Minimum around age 45-59 for men and women.
Women happier than men in the first part of their lives, but less happy in the second part.