Findings on happiness in Deen & Wilcke (2005): study NL 2005

Author(s)Deen, N.; Wilcke, E.
TitleTruckergeluk. 2005. (The Happiness of Truck Drivers. 2005)
SourceProjectpaper I0869, Motivaction International i.o.o. Randstad (Temp Agency), 2005, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Public18+ aged truck drivers, The Netherlands, 2005
Collect period9
Survey nameNot available
 Motivaction International B.V.
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =340
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Face-to-face interviews (n=226) in 4 truck driver-wayside restaurants. Truck drivers who participated in panelstudy on happiness in 2005 were requested to participate by e-mail (n=114)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: To what degree you consider yourself as a happy person? 1 very unhappy 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very happy
Author's labelhappiness
Page in publication8
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
OccupationO01abCurrent occupation