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Studies

Jansma (1997): study NL Friesland 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Jansma, L.G.
Title:
The Happiness of the Frisians and Their Consorts. (It lok fan Friezen en wat dêr mei anneks is. Title in Frisian).
Source:
Tydskrift fan de Fryske Akademy, 1997, Vol. 59, 208 - 226

Investigation

Public:
Adult general public, Frisia, Netherlands, 1994
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1362
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not so happy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-n
Author's label:
Lok
Page in publication:
209
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 3%,   3: 50%,   4: 48%   (total 101.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.44 7.72
SD:
0.56 1.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Partnered Married state (compared to non-married states) Children Ever had children (vs not)
Children in the household
Urban-rural Rural dwelling (vs urban) Born in Frisia Ethnic status in the Netherlands
Place of birth
Ever migrated or not
Difference in happiness of migrants with people in home region
Socio-Economic Status 'Objective' socio-economic status Income Current income level (unspecified) Education Level of school-education Occupational level Social prestige of occupation Employemnt Current employment status
Full-time home maker
Unemployed involuntary
Involved in schooling or not
Political preference Preference for: left vs right wing Religion Current religious denomination
Religious (vs not)
Church participation Participation in church Mother tongue Regional language Frisian identity Identity
Attitudes to one's own ethnic status
Self-perceived social identity