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Studies

DeKlerk (2005): study NL 2004

Publication

Author(s):
DeKlerk, M.
Title:
Ouderen in Instellingen. (Elderly Living in Institutions).
Source:
Social Cultural Planning Office (SCP), 2005, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public
Eldery living in institutions, The Netherlands, 2004
Survey name
NL-POLS 2004
Sample
Probability systematic sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
33%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
13% of carehome residents and 28% of the nursing home residents were not able to respond. In these cases family members were intervieuwd by telephone and staf answered a short questionair on that resident.

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:
een gelukkig mens
Page in publication:
22
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
Page in publication:
22

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Eldery living in Institutions Living in an old age home