Findings on happiness in Nybo et al. (2001): study DK 1998

Author(s)Nybo, H.; Christensen, K.; Gaist, D.; Jeune, B.
TitleFunctional Status and Self-Rated Health in 2,262 Nonagenarians: the Danish 1905 Cohort Study.
SourceJournal of the American Geriatics Society, 2001, Vol. 49, 601 - 609
Public92-93 aged, Denmark, 1998
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =2262
 N = 491 (men) + 1307 (women) nonagenarians answered the question about satisfied with life at present
Non Response37
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question Are you satisfied with life at present? 3 always/mostly 2 now and then 1 no
Author's labelSatisfaction life present
Page in publication607
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.65

Scores in123

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Disabilityshow  Degree of restriction
Sexeshow  Sex (male vs female)