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Studies

Algemeen Dagblad (1982): study NL 1982

Publication

Author(s):
Algemeen Dagblad,
Title:
Geluk in Nederland. (Happiness in the Netherlands).
Source:
Unpublished report nr 3810 i.o.o. Algemeen Dagblad, 1982, Centrum BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1982
Survey name:
NL Actualiteismeting Geluk 1982
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 300
Non Response:
5%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

If you had to say whether you feel happy or not, what would you answer.....?
3   happy  
2   neither happy nor unhappy
1   unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-u-sq-v-3-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 14%,   3: 85%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.84 6.69
SD:
0.39 0.77
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Considering your daily life, are you..
1  unsatisfied
2  neither satisfied nor unsatisfied
3  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-3-d
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.3%,   2: 22.3%,   3: 73.3%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.69 7.48
SD:
0.55 1.74

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Male sex Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Socio-economic status 'Objective' socio-economic status Urbanization Community size Level of schooling Level of school-education Satisfaction with daily life O-SL by M-AO