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Correlational findings

Study Bartels & Boomsma (2009): study NL 2005

Public
12+aged, mono- and dizygotic twins and their non-twin sibblings, The Netherlands, 2005-2007
Sample
Respondents
N = 4052
Non Response
43,9
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's Label
Quality of Life in General
Our Classification
Remarks
Cantril Ladder (Cantril, 1965)
Distribution
great mean 8.3 (mean of means of subsample)
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question to indicate on a ladder of 10 steps the step at which tey place their lives in general

Rated
10 the best possible life
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1 the worst possible life

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-m-sq-l-10-a r = +.50 males C-BW-m-sq-l-10-a r = +.59 females