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Correlational findings

Study Prins (2008): study NL 2007

Public:
12-18 aged, The Netherlands, 2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15116
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Level of education
Our Classification
Distribution
N=1:6412; 2:1907; 3: 2156; 4: 1658; 5: 291; 6: 219
Operationalization
1 VMBO (Lower and Middle Secundary Education)
2 HAVO (Higher Secundary Education, aimed at professional education)
3 VWO (Higher Secondary Education, aimed at universitary study)
4 MBO (Middle Tertiary Education)
5 HBO  (Higher Tertiary Education)
6 University

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-m-sq-n-10-a D% = + none % unhappy (score 1-5, on 1-10 scale)
VMBO       8,3%
HAVO       7,4%
VWO        4,4%

No difference in average happiness, but some difference in % unhappy