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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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.70
Full text:
Selfreport 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 Sex (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