Findings on happiness in DeJonge & Wingen (2011): study NL 2001

Publication
Author(s)DeJonge, T.; Wingen, M.
TitleNotes of Statistics Netherlands on Happiness and Satisfaction with Life Data.
SourceStatistics netherlands, personal communication, November 2011
URLhttps://worlddatabaseofhappiness-archive.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/dejonge_t_2011a.pdf
Investigation
Public12+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2001
Collect periodcontinuous
Survey nameNL-POLS 2001
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =8209
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 not very happy 1 unhappy
ClassificationO-HP-u-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication1
DKNA %0.2
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.067.47
Standard deviation0.651.25

Scores in12345
%0.52.57.569.020.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead? 5 extraordinary satisfied 4 very satisfied 3 satisfied 2 fairly satisfied 1 not very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d
Page in publication2
DKNA %0.1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.366.87
Standard deviation0.871.45

Scores in12345
%3.38.146.633.58.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person? 6 all of the time 5 most of the time 4 a good bit of the time 3 some of the time 2 a little of the time 1 none of the time Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)
ClassificationM-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a
Page in publication3
DKNA %24.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 6On range 0 - 10
Mean4.627.46
Standard deviation1.041.75

Scores in123456
%0.92.812.616.052.115.5