Veenhoven (2000b): study NL 1965
- Veenhoven, R.
- Hoe diep zit de Kinderwens? ( Does the Want for Children draw on a Need?)
- Freya Magazine, 2000, Vol. 16, 15 - 19.
- 25-65 aged, married peole, Tthe Netherlands, 1965
- Probability stratified sample
- N = 1376
- Non Response:
- 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
7 very happy.
Childlessness voluntary or not
Ever had children (vs not)