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Table 2 Respondents’ interpretation of well-being (N = 238).

From: Content validation of the Well-being of Older People measure (WOOP)

Domains Aspects N (%)
Health No diseases / disabilities, (feeling) health(y) 133 (56)
  Mental health, be clearheaded, feeling mentally healthy 21 (9)
  Physical health, feeling physically healthy 17 (7)
Emotional well-being Feeling good 48 (20)
  Feeling happy 28 (12)
  Feeling calm / stable, no stress / worries / problems 28 (12)
  Be positive / making the most of life / enjoy life 14 (6)
  Feeling content 13 (5)
Social contacts Quality of contact: good / sufficient 26 (11)
  Family (e.g. partner, children, grandchildren) 25 (11)
  Social contacts / be socially well 16 (7)
  Friends / acquaintances 10 (4)
Finances (Sufficient) income / financial means 21 (9)
  Ability to pay for what you want / need 19 (8)
  No financial worries / need to economize, feeling financially secure / good financial situation (prosperity) 16 (7)
Independence Ability to do what you want / need 36 (15)
Living situation Comfortable / nice / in harmony 16 (7)
  Neighbourhood 14 (6)
  1. aAspects that were mentioned by less than 10 respondents are not displayed