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Correlational findings

Study Schmeets (2001): study NL 1997

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1997-1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 15-17 years
2: 18-24 years
3: 25+ years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d DM = -                  M*    SD     Difference
15-17 years:   2,05   0,80
18-24 years:   2,00   0,83     -0,05
25+ years:     1,80   0,79     -0,20
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d BMCT = p < .05 3<2,1 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a DM = -                  M*    SD      Difference
15-17 years:   2,94    0,24
18-24 years:   2,91    0,32       -0,03
25+ years:     2,85    0,43       -0,06
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a BMCT = p < .05 3<2,1

* 5-point happiness scales reduced to 3-points