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Studies

DeVries et al. (1994): study NL 1992

Publication

Author(s):
DeVries, H.H.; Kuiper, N.Y.; VanDijk, H.M.
Title:
Maatschappelijke Participatie van Alleenstaanden. (Social Participation of Singles).
Source:
SWOKA, Institute for Comsumer Research,1994, Report Nr. 143, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
30-65 aged singles, The Netherlands, 1992
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 460
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

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
Author's label:
Tevredenheid als alleenstaande
Page in publication:
117
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2%,   2: 4%,   3: 20%,   4: 39%,   5: 36%   (total 101%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.02 7.24
SD:
0.94 1.80

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Household type Living alone or not
Single parent
Living with children
Age Current age (in years)