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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:
Selfreport 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 Chronic illness BMI Body Mass Index (BMI) Smoking Use of tobacco Heavy drinker Use of alcohol Norm for sufficient exercise Physical states