Correlational findings

Study European Union FRA (2014): study NL 2012

18+ aged lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgende people, Netherlands, 2012
Survey name
EU-LGBT 2012
N = 3175
Non Response
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)


Authors's Label
L, G, B, T
Our Classification
N= A:614, B:1937, C:214, D:159, E:251
Related specification variables
A Lesbian
B Gay
C Bisexual women
D Bisexual men
E Transgender

Participants were categorized as 'transgender' if they answered 'yes' to the question:
Are/were you a transgender person? The term transgender is used as a broad umbrella term that includes all those who are gender variant, cross dressers, transgender, trassexual or men and women with a transsexual past, and other terms.  
0 Yes
1 No

All non transgender participants were categorized on the basis of the question:
Would you say you are ..
Please select the one answer that fits you the best
1 Lesbian
2 Gay
3 Bisexual
4 Heterosexual/straight
5 Other, please write here: ..
6 Don't know

All non transgender participants that answered 4,5 or 6 were excluded from the study.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-n-10-e DM = +/- ALL           M = 7,5
Lesbian       M = 7,7
Gay           M = 7,6
Bisexual F    M = 7,4
Bisexual M    M = 7,4
Transgender   M = 6,7
O-SLu-c-sq-n-10-e DMa = +/- Life-satisfaction transformed to a 0-10 scale:
All           M = 7,2
Lesbian       M = 7,4
Gay           M = 7,3
Bisexual F    M = 7,1
Bisexual M    M = 7,1
Transgender   M = 6,2

Linear transformation from 1-10 to 0-10 scale done by WDH team.