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Zeijl & Kappelhof (2004): study NL 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Zeijl, E.; Kappelhof, J.
Title:
Het Nationale Scholiernonderzoek (NSO) en het Helth Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC)-Onderzoek Vergeleken. (The National Pupil Research and HBSC- Research Compared).
Source:
Social Cultural Planning Office, Workdocument nr. 100, 2004, The Hague, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Basic school children, Netherlands, 2001-02
Survey name:
NL-NSO 2002
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 9782
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Here is a picture of a ladder. The '10' at the top of the ladder means the best possible life you can imagine. The '0' at the bottom of the ladder means the worst possible life you can imagine. On which place of the ladder is your life as a whole?
Please mark the number that best corresponds with how you feel about your life now.
10  the best life I can imagine
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0   the worst life I can imagine
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-d
Remarks:
Quastionnaires were completed in class
Full distribution provided by the author
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 0.8%,   3: 0.1%,   4: 0.1%,   5: 1%,   6: 3%,   7: 3.9%,   8: 13.2%,   9: 32%,   10: 23.7%,   11: 22%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.25 8.25
SD:
1.53 1.53