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Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 1993 /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, 1993
Survey name:
NL-DLO 1993
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 5871
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: 0.4%,   2: 2.1%,   3: 9.3%,   4: 63.2%,   5: 24.9%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.10 7.55
SD:
0.67 1.31