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Studies

Eurobarometer (2004b): study NL 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
The Mannheim Eurobarometer Trend file 1970-2002
Source:
European Commssion, 2004, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1983
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 19
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 998
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are...?
3   really happy
2   fairly happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ai
Remarks:
Response option 'really happy'  was used in Belgium, France and The Netherlands, while in the other Eurobarometer surveys that option was phrased as 'very happy'
Page in publication:
A22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.8%,   2: 48.1%,   3: 45.9%   (total 98.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.42 7.68
SD:
0.58 1.59
Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.05%,   2: 4.98%,   3: 53.6%,   4: 40.37%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.33 7.41
SD:
0.62 1.34