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Studies

Clarijs (2009): study NL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Clarijs, L.
Title:
Seksuele Satisfactie en Geluk bij Hetero-en Homoseksuelen. (Sexual Satisfaction and Happiness by Hetero-and Homosexual People.)
Source:
Bachelor Thesis, Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Sociology, 2009, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Investigation

Public:
19-69 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Survey name:
NL-Dutch Survey on Sexual Health
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 4147
Non Response:
41%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6  all of the time
5  most of the time
4  a good bit of the time
3  some of the time
2  a little of the time
1  none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)
Classification:
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.27
SD:
1.30

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding heterosexual (vs homosexual) Homo-sexual Relationship Married state (compared to non-married states) Nervousness Nervous