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Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 1989

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:
16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1989
Survey name:
NL-CV 1989
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 2871
Non Response:
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: 4.4%,   2: 10.5%,   3: 32.5%,   4: 35.5%,   5: 17.1%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.50 7.11
SD:
1.03 1.73