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Studies

DeJonge et al. (2009): study NL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
DeJonge, T.; Bruggink, J; Hupkens, C
Title:
Living a Happy, Healthy and Satisfying Life.
Source:
Statistics Netherlands, 2009, Netherlands

Investigation

Public
12+ aged, The Netherlands, 2006-2009
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Author's label:
Hapiness
Page in publication:
6
Full text:
Self report 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
Page in publication:
6

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Sexe Sex: male (vs female) too little physical exercise Physical activity
Active involvement in sports
Drinking Use of alcohol Smoking Use of tobacco Overweight Weight lifestyle Current healthy life-style
Specific life-style aspects