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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

To what extent do you think of yourself as a happy person?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy
-  don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1993 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1993-94 N = 3928
Mean
= 4.006
SD
= 0.599
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1994 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1994 N = 780
Mean
= 4.092
SD
= 0.604
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1995 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1995 N = 4033
Mean
= 4.027
SD
= 0.599
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1996 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1996 N = 3369
Mean
= 4.031
SD
= 0.608
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1997 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1997 N = 2647
Mean
= 4.023
SD
= 0.628
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1998 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1998 N = 1357
Mean
= 3.967
SD
= 0.637
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 1999 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1999 N = 1362
Mean
= 4.003
SD
= 0.639
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2000 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2000 N = 1452
Mean
= 3.883
SD
= 0.615
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2001 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2001 N = 1864
Mean
= 4.021
SD
= 0.610
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2002 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2002 N = 1987
Mean
= 4.039
SD
= 0.605
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2003 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2003 N = 1958
Mean
= 4.076
SD
= 0.641
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2004 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2004 N = 2053
Mean
= 4.056
SD
= 0.641
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2005 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2005 N = 2134
Mean
= 4.046
SD
= 0.622
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2006 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2006 N = 2122
Mean
= 3.863
SD
= 0.796
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2007 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2007 N = 2028
Mean
= 4.078
SD
= 0.626
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2008 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2008 N = 1893
Mean
= 4.030
SD
= 0.652
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2009 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2009 N = 1844
Mean
= 4.026
SD
= 0.655
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2010 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2010 N = 2088
Mean
= 4.018
SD
= 0.649
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2011 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2011 N = 2147
Mean
= 4.006
SD
= 0.671
VanBeuningen & Kloosterman (2011): study NL 2009 aged 18+, Netherlands, 2009 N = 6878
VanBeuningen & Moonen (2013a): study NL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2007,2008,2009 N = 27358
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2016 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2016 N = 2694
Mean
= 4.049
SD
= 0.669
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2015 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2015 N = 2677
Mean
= 4.054
SD
= 0.676
DutchHouseholdSurvey DHS (2016): study NL 2014 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2014 N = 2439
Mean
= 4.079
SD
= 0.646