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DeJonge & Wingen (2011): study NL 1974

Publication

Author(s):
DeJonge, T.; Wingen, M.
Title:
Notes of Statistics Netherlands on Happiness and Satisfaction with Life Data.
Source:
Statistics netherlands, personal communication, November 2011

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1974
Survey name:
NL-LSS 1974
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 4648
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Remarks:
Joint survey Statistics Netherlands/CBS and Netherlands Institute for Social Research/SCP
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6%,   2: 13.1%,   3: 43.4%,   4: 29.4%,   5: 8.1%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.20 6.59
SD:
0.97 1.65