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Correlational findings

Study Clarijs (2009): study NL 2006

Public:
19-69 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Survey name:
NL-Dutch Survey on Sexual Health
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4147
Non Response:
41%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
heterosexual (vs homosexual)
Our Classification
Remarks
The total sample consisted of 2072 men and 2075 women of wich 242 were homosexual. To reach a minimum of 100 homosexual men and 100 lesbian women an additional acquisiton has taken place through specific internetsites. This acquisition has resulted in 159 completed questionaires by persons with homo- or bisexual orientation. The distribution of homo- and biseksual respondents is: for the women 45% from the basic sample and 55% from additional acquisiton; for the men 87% from the basic sample and 13% from the additonal acquisition.
Distribution
n=0:  9,3% (242+159=401)  1: 90,7% (3905)
Operationalization
Self report on single question
0: homo
1: hetero

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = + All
0: homo    M= 4,19  SD= 1,39
1: hetero  M= 4,34  SD= 1,21
difference   +0,15
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a t. = -1,7 M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = + With a relationship
0: homo   M= 4,89 SD= 0,73
1: hetero M= 4,92 SD= 0,67
difference  +0,03
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a F = 4,26 p < .1 M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = - Without a relationship
0: homo   M= 4,95   SD= 0,76
1: hetero M= 4,81   SD= 0,67
difference  -0,14
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a F = 0,73 p < .86 M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = - Nervous
0: homo   M= 4,75  SD= 0,87
1: hetero M= 4,67  SD= 0,69
difference  -0,08
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = - Not nervous
0: homo    M= 4,92   SD= 0,73
1: hetero  M= 4,91   SD= 0,67
difference   -0,01