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Studies

DeHart et al. (2022): study NL 2020

Publication

Author(s):
DeHart, J; Huijnk, W; VanHouwelingen, P
Title:
Religie in een plurieforme samenleving: Diversiteir en verandering in beeld. Deel 3 Buiten kerk en moskee (Religion in a pluralist society: Diversity and change. Part 3: Beyond church and mosk)
Source:
Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Den Haag. SCP publicatie 2022-1

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Netherlands 2020
Survey name:
NL-Geloof en Zingeving (Belief and Meaning survey)
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 4245
Non Response:
23%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
integrated in LISS panel 2020

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self-report on single question:

Taking all things, what would you say how happy are you?
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's label:
geluk
Page in publication:
88
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 2%,   3: 4%,   4: 1.2%,   5: 1.5%,   6: 3.5%,   7: 6.9%,   8: 26.3%,   9: 42%,   10: 14.6%,   11: 2.9%   (total 106.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.52 -
SD:
1.36 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Female Sexe: male (vs female) Age Young versus old Education Level of school-education Income Personal income Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Urban Sub-urban (vs urban) Church member Church-member or not Atheist or agnost Religious (vs not) Religious Religiosity (degree) Spiritual Meaning of things you do Perceived usefulness of one's life Meaning index of coherence, purpose and significance Sense of purpose
SCP Index of meaning in life (DeHart 2020)
Perceived coherence of one's life
Perceived significance of one's life
Interest in meaning of life need to think about meaning of life Interest in meaning of life