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Correlational findings

Study Oosterhof (2008): study NL 2005

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2204
Non Response:
11%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis of diaries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Stress
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
(full question not reported)
1 Rarely/ never
2 Often/ sometimes (reference category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a D% = -             Often/ sometimes   Rarely/ never
Very happy       19.5%              28%
Happy            68,5%              66%
Not happy        12%                6%
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR = -       UNHAPPY (vs happy)  VERY HAPPY (vs happy)
      observed controlled observed  controlled
Often  1        1          1          1
Rarely 1,99*    2,17*      0,89       0,92

Control variables are:
- gender
- education
- family stage
- situation
- urban living environment
- self reported health
* = p<.05