Findings on happiness in DenDraak (2010): study NL 2008

Author(s)DenDraak, M.
TitleOudere Tehuisbewoners Landelijk Overzicht van de Leefsituatie van Ouderen in Instellingen 2008/2009. ( Institutional Living of Older People National Survey of the Living Situation of Older People in Homes 2008/2009.)
SourceSocial Cultural Planning office (SCP), 2010, The Hague, Netherlands
Public50+ aged, living in institution, Netherlands, 2008-2009
 Two kinds of institutions: care homes and nursing homes
 15-10-2008 - 31-5-2009
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability simple random sample
 random selection of 5 residents from each of the 214 institutions in The Netherlands
Respondents N =1039
 Residents able to respond themselves: Care homes: 709, nursing homes: 330
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentMultiple methods
 face-to-face, internet and telephone
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How happy or unhappy do you think you are.....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 moderately happy 2 fairly unhappy 1 very unhappy
Author's labelGeluk
Page in publication27
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.911.88

Scores in12345

Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole: are you .....? 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 not satisfied 1 not at all satisfied
Author's labelsatisfaction with life
Page in publication27
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.982.78

Scores in1234

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
kind of institutionI02adCharacteristics of institution