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Studies

CBS (2004): study NL 2002

Publication

Author(s):
CBS,
Title:
Waardering Leefsituatie, 2002 . (Appreciation Living Condition 2002.)
Source:
Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS), 2004, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2002
Survey name:
NL-POLS 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 37482
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

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%,   2: 3%,   3: 9%,   4: 67%,   5: 21%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.06 7.22
SD:
0.65 1.28
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

When you consider your life-as-a-whole, are you..........?
0  quite dissatisfied
1
2
3
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-5-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4%,   2: 9%,   3: 45%,   4: 35%,   5: 8%   (total 101%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.34 8.49
SD:
0.89 1.25

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding gender Sex (male vs female) age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Occupation Current occupation
Current status: retired or not
Current household-work
Full-time home maker
Unfit for work
Unemployed involuntary
Involved in schooling or not
household Living with children
Living alone or not
Single parent
urbanisation Community size