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Studies

Olivier (2009): study NL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Olivier, J.
Title:
Het Effect van Vreemdgaan op Geluk . (The Effect of Adultery on Happiness.)
Source:
Bachelor Thesis, Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Sociolgy, 2009, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Investigation

Public:
19-69 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 4170
Non Response:
72%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6  all of the time
5  most of the time
4  a good bit of the time
3  some of the time
2  a little of the time
1  none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)
Classification:
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Mean computed from mean scores on page 14.
Page in publication:
10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.44

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Non-adulterous Conjugal fidelity