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Studies

Veenhoven (2000b): study NL 1965

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Hoe diep zit de Kinderwens? ( Does the Want for Children draw on a Need?)
Source:
Freya Magazine, 2000, Vol. 16, 15 - 19.

Investigation

Public:
25-65 aged, married peole, Tthe Netherlands, 1965
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1376
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Generally speaking are you a happy person.......?"

Responses were made on an open line scale, and were later coded in 7 categories:
1  very unhappy
2
3
4
5
6
7  very happy.
Classification:
O-HP-g-sq-ol-7-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Childlessness Family composition
Childlessness voluntary or not
Ever had children (vs not)