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Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 1989 /1

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:
15+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1989
Survey name:
NL-DLO 1989
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2871
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 2.7%,   3: 9.8%,   4: 61.3%,   5: 25.7%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.09 7.52
SD:
0.71 1.38