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Studies

Huysmans (2007): study NL 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Huysmans, F.
Title:
Toen was Geluk heel Gewoon. (Those Happy Days).
Source:
Schnabel, P.; Ed.: " Veel Geluk in Nederland", Social Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 136 - 140

Investigation

Public:
12+aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 2034
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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:
Gelukkig
Page in publication:
137
Error estimates:
Standard error (mean)=0,0136
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.1%,   2: 1.7%,   3: 7.3%,   4: 66.5%,   5: 24.5%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.13 7.37
SD:
0.61 1.26

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding TV-watching Tv watching, radio listening