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Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 1974

Publication

Author(s):
Boelhouwer, J.
Title:
Notes Netherlands Institute for Social Research on Happiness and Satisfaction Data.
Source:
Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP), personal communication, 2011, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1974
Survey name:
NL-LSS 1974
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 4805
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead?
5  extraordinary satisfied
4  very satisfied
3  satisfied
2  fairly satisfied
1  not very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6.4%,   2: 13.2%,   3: 43.1%,   4: 28.8%,   5: 8.5%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.20 6.59
SD:
0.99 1.67