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Studies

VanBeuningen & Moonen (2013a): study NL 2007

Publication

Author(s):
VanBeuningen, J.; Moonen, L.
Title:
Gezondheid Belangrijker voor Geluk dan Leefstijl. (Health More Important for Happiness then Lifestyle.)
Source:
Bevolkingstrends, Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS), April 2013, the Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2007,2008,2009
Survey name:
NL-POLS 2009
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 27358
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Also CATI

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

To what extent do you think of yourself as a happy person?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy
-  don't know
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
2

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mental health Current general mental health General health Current general health status Barriers through pain Pain Chronic disease Self-perceived chronic illness BMI Body Mass Index (BMI) Smoking Use of tobacco Heavy drinker Use of alcohol Norm for sufficient exercise Physical states