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DeJonge & Wingen (2011): study NL 1996

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:
15+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1996
Survey name:
NL-DLO 1996
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3914
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 3.2%,   3: 10.3%,   4: 64.9%,   5: 21.3%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.03 7.40
SD:
0.69 1.35
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
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.1%,   2: 10.1%,   3: 36.8%,   4: 36%,   5: 12%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.40 6.93
SD:
0.99 1.66