Findings on happiness in Erdman (1981): study NL 1976

Author(s)Erdman, R.A.
TitleWelbevinden bij Hartpatienten. (Well-Being of Heartpatients).
SourceThesis, Swets & Zeitlinger, 1981, Lisse, Netherlands
PublicHeart patients and healthy controls, The Netherlands, 197?
 Patients: Male heart patients who had been treated for coronary bypass or myocard infarct in the last 6 weeks Healthy controls: Employees of Rotterdam harbour who reported for a periodic health check
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =232
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Moments that I feel happy I have...... 4 very often 3 fairly often 2 seldom 1 never
Author's labelgeluk
Page in publication62
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.64

Scores in1234

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Heart diseaseH14ad09Diseases of circulatory system (i00-99)