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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:
Self report on single question:

Please indicate in a school mark (0-10) how happy you are with your life as a whole at this moment
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.50 7.50
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

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