Findings on happiness in Stapel (1970): study NL 1969

Publication
Author(s)Stapel, J.
TitleHet Gelukkige Nederland: Een Staat van Welvaart. (Happy Netherlands: A State of Welfare).
SourceNIPO, "Zo zijn Wij: De Eerste 25 jaar NIPO Onderzoek", Agon/Elsevier, 1970, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 56 - 63
Investigation
Public21+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1969
Collect period11
Survey nameNL-NIPO
 NIPO
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1003
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksDutch magazine 'Elseviers Weekblad' published the results in December 1969.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: Do you think of yourself as.......? 3 happy 2 fairly happy 1 unhappy?
ClassificationO-HP-u-sq-v-3-a
Author's labelGeluk
Page in publication57
DKNA %3.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.776.85
Standard deviation0.440.47

Scores in123
%1.020.076.0

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Annual income (in Dutch Florin)show  Personal income
City Sizeshow  Community size
Marital statusshow  Married state (compared to non-married states)
Marital statusshow  Married vs never married, also classified as above ↑
Marital statusshow  Still-married vs broken marriage (widowed + separated + divorced), also classified as above ↑
Marital statusshow  Vs formerly married (widowed + divorced+ separated), also classified as above ↑