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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
Change in Satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead?
1: not so satisfied
2: fairly satisfied
3: satisfied
4: very satisfied
5: extraordinary satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d DM =           M      SD      Difference with year
                         before
a:1997  3,31    0,89
b:1998  3,41    0,90       +0,10
c:1999  3,34    0,85       -0,07
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d BMCT = p < .05 a,c