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Studies

Prins (2008): study NL 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Prins, M.
Title:
De Deugd van Tegenwoordig. Onderzoek naar Jongeren en hun Grenzen. ( Virtue today; a study on risk behavior among younsters).
Source:
Research Report 2008, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Investigation

Public:
12-18 aged, The Netherlands, 2007
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 15116
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you right now?
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Classification:
O-HL-m-sq-n-10-a
Page in publication:
6
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 1.1%,   4: 1.8%,   5: 3.5%,   6: 6.7%,   7: 22.3%,   8: 36.5%,   9: 18.1%,   10: 9%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.70

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Ethnic status Ethnic status in the Netherlands Living situation Current household-composition
Number of parents (broken home)
Non-biological child
Non-nuclear household
Living in a children's home
Number of friends Current number of friends Style of upbringing Rearing-style of parents Level of education Level of school-education
School-type
Internalizing problem behavior Scores on symptom inventories Use of alcohol Use of alcohol Use of drugs Use of marihuana, hash Externalizing problem behavior Scores on symptom inventories
Aggressive, angry