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Antonides (2004): study NL 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Antonides, G.
Title:
Minder Geld, Minder Gelukkig? (Less Money, Less Happier?)
Source:
Research Report in order of NIBUD, 2004, Wageningen University, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
People with income setback in past 2 years, The Netherlands, 2004
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 808
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Please indicate in a school mark (0-10) how happy you are with your life as a whole at this moment
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10

Preceded by nine questions on happiness with life domains, such as job, financial situation and health
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-kb
Author's label:
Leven als geheel
Page in publication:
15
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.50 7.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Prepared for drop in income Attitude to change in income
Concerns about income
Planning career
Information gathered consequences drop income Attitude to change in income
Concerns about income
Planning career
Looking back done enough to deal new financial situation Attitude to change in income
Concerns about income
Planning career
Judgement of personal actual income Sufficiency of current income