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Studies

Simon et al. (2007): study NL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Simon, C.; Steenbekkers, H.M.; Vermeij, L.
Title:
In de Stad moet je Googelen om Groen te zien. (Why People are Happier in the Country than in Cities).
Source:
Schnabel,P.; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", SCP, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 66 - 71

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 140
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Since 1998 CAPI.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
362

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding rural versus urban dwelling Rural vs urban dwelling