print

Studies

Sikkel (1981): study NL 1977

Publication

Author(s):
Sikkel, D.
Title:
Is Tevreden ook Gelukkig? (Is Contented also Happy?)
Source:
Sociaal Cultureel Kwartaalbericht, 1981, Vol. 2, Central Bureau for Statistics, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1977
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 3900
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead?
5  extraordinary satisfied
4  very satisfied
3  satisfied
2  fairly satisfied
1  not very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Life-satisfaction
Full text:
Selfreport on single question

To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not very happy
1  unhappy
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a
Remarks:
happy (5): 29% ; not happy (4+3+2+1): 66%

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness (affective dimension) O-HL by O-SL