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Studies

CBS (1984b): study NL 1979

Publication

Author(s):
CBS,
Title:
De Leefsituatie van de Nederlandse Jeugd van 13-24 jaar in 1979. Deel 4.(Life Situation of the Dutch Youth of 13-24 in 1979, Vol. 4: An Analysis of Youth in One-Parent Families.)
Source:
S.D.U./C.B.S. Publications, 1984, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Adolescents, The Netherlands, 1979
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3113
Non Response:
35%, of which: refusals 62%, no contact 27%, unable 8%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interviews at home partly oral, partly by means of a questionnaire

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
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Do you consider yourself as a happy person......?
4  very happy
3  happy
2  neither happy nor unhappy
1  not too happy
-   don't know
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
How happy one feels

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Broken home Number of parents (broken home) Age Age difference among young people Education of head ofhousehold Level of school-education Day time school School-type
Involved in schooling or not
Head of household employed Unemployment of parents Proportional explained variation Socio-demographic + social ties