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Studies

Wetsteijn (2008): study NL 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Wetsteijn, J.
Title:
Het Goede Leven: de Relatie tussen Geluk en Leefstijl in Nederland. (The Good Life: the Relation between Happiness and Lifestyle in the Netherlands.)
Source:
Master Thesis, 2008, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
15-80 aged, Netherlands, 2004
Sample:
Probability area sample
Respondents:
N = 1693
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Oral and written interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole? Please express in a school mark from 1 to 10
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-10-c
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life as a whole
Page in publication:
12
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.53
SD:
1.35

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sociale ladder Current socio-economic status Age Current age (in years) Sexe Sex (male vs female) Household income Household income Lifestyle Current life-style pattern (life-style type)