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Studies

Lolle & Veenhoven (2019): study DK 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Lolle, H.L.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Happiness and Life satisfaction in Danish Questionnaires Wordings and Answering Categories for Verbal Scale Questions
Source:
E-mail correspondence 2018/19

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Denmark, 2007
Survey name:
INT ISSP 2007
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1330
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Everything taken into consideration how happy or unhappy will you say you are?
4 very happy
3 really happy
2 not particularly happy
1 not at all happy
- do not know
- no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-x
Page in publication:
66
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 6%,   3: 62%,   4: 29%   (total 97%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.24 7.61
SD:
0.55 1.38
Full text:
Clinical rating by six staff psychologists who had studied the subjects intensively.

Subjects were ranked for "Happiness"
Classification:
A-?-u-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
66