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Studies

Merens (2007): study NL 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Merens, J.G.
Title:
Het Geluk van de Marokkaanse Vrouw. (The Happiness of Maroccan Wifes.)
Source:
Schnabel, P.; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", Social Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 34 - 37

Investigation

Public:
15-64 aged, living in cities, Netherlands, 2004
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 4096
Non Response:
49-62%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy or unhappy do you think you are.....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  moderately happy
2  fairly unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Geluk (Happiness)
Remarks:
Scale reversed; the values mentioned in the report are based on 1=very happy; 5=very unhappy.
Page in publication:
35
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.91

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Etnic origin Ethnic status in the Netherlands
Ever migrated or not