Study | Bergman (2009): study NL 2006 |

Title | Kinsey Revisited: Relatie tussen Seksualiteit en Geluk.(Kinsey Revisited: Relation between Sexuality and Happiness.) |

Source | Bachelor Thesis, Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Sociology, 2009, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. |

Public | 19-69 aged heterosexuals, the Netherlands, 2006. |

Sample | Probability cluster sample |

Non-Response | |

Respondents N = | 2591 |

Correlate | |

Author's label | Frequency of sexual contact |

Page in Source | 20 |

Our classification | Sexual activity |

Operationalization | Frequency of sexual contact in past 6 months. 0: never 1: less then once per month 2: once per month 3: more then once per month 4: once per week 5: more then once per week 6: once per day 7: more then once per day 8: varying |

Observed distribution | singles 0: 15,4%, 1: 4,1%, 2: 1,6%, 3: 4,3%, 4: 1,2%, 5: 3,2%, 6: 0,2%, 7: 0,2%, 8:1,7% marrieds 0: 4,2%, 1:5,4%, 2: 5,8%, 3: 17,9%, 4: 8,3%, 5: 19,5%, 6: 0,7%, 7: 0,6%, 8: 5,9% |

Observed Relation with Happiness | ||

Happiness Measure | Statistics | Elaboration/Remarks |

M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a | F= ns | Single persons F(8,817) = 1.549 |

M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a | F= p < .00 | Married persons F(8,1756) = 13.317 |

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used

Code | Full Text |

M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a | Selfreport 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) |

Appendix 2: Statistics used

Symbol | Explanation |

F | F-STATISTIC Type: asymmetric standard test statistic. Range: nonnegative unlimited Meaning : the test statistic is also called the "Variance Ratio" and is the ratio of two independent estimators of the same variance with n1 and n2 degrees of freedom respectively. The critical values of its probability distribution are tabulated extensively in almost any textbook on Statistics |

Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl