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Studies

Deen & Wilcke (2005): study NL 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Deen, N.; Wilcke, E.
Title:
Truckergeluk. 2005. (The Happiness of Truck Drivers. 2005)
Source:
Projectpaper I0869, Motivaction International i.o.o. Randstad (Temp Agency), 2005, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged truck drivers, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 340
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Face-to-face interviews (n=226) in 4 truck driver-wayside restaurants. Truck drivers who participated in panelstudy on happiness in 2005 were requested to participate by e-mail (n=114)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

To what degree you consider yourself as a happy person?
1  very unhappy
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
8
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.80

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Occupation Current occupation