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Studies

Boelhouwer (2009): study NL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Boelhouwer, J.
Title:
Bedrieglijke Vrouwen. (Fallacious Women).
Source:
Schnabel, P.; Ed.: "M/V," Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau (The Netherlands Institute for Social Research | SCP), 2009, 124 - 129

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Survey name:
NL-CV 2006
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 9607
Non Response:
47%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

'Taken all together, how satisfied are you with the life you currently lead? Please indicate on this scale. 10 means that you are completely satisfied and 1 means that you are completely dissatisfied.'
10  completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1   completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
(Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
125
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.70 -
SD:
- -
Full text:
Self report on single question

To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not very happy
1  unhappy
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Happy person
Page in publication:
125
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 4%,   3: 14%,   4: 67%,   5: 15%   (total 101%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.90 6.92
SD:
0.72 1.34

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Married vs widowed
Married vs divorced
Parental status Current parental status
Single parent