Findings on happiness in Noll (1993): study DE East Germany 1990

Publication
Author(s)Noll, H.H.
TitleLebensbedingungen in der EG gleichen sich nur langsam an. (Slow Leveling of Living Conditions in the EC).
SourceISI Bulletin, 1993, nr. 9, 11 - 15
Investigation
Public18+ aged age range not reported, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Collect period5
Survey nameDE-Allensbacher Survey
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =0
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 10 questions: During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....? (yes/no) A Particularly exited or interested in something? B So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair? C Proud because someone complimented you on something you had done? D Very lonely or remote from other people? E Pleased about having accomplished something? F Bored? G On top of the world? H Depressed or very unhappy? I That things were going your way? J Upset because someone criticized you? Answer options and scoring: yes = 1 no = 0 Summation: -Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I -Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J -Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS Possible range: -5 to +5 Name: Bradburn's 'Affect Balance Scale' (standard version)
ClassificationA-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a
Page in publication36
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range -5 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean0.945.94
Standard deviation