Findings on happiness in Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /2

Author(s)Noelle-Neumann, E.
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
SourceBaier, H.;Ed.: "Freiheit und Sachzwang", West Deutscher Verlag, 1977, Opladen, Germany, 208 - 262
Public14+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1976
Collect periodspring
Survey nameDE-Allensbacher Survey
 Allensbacher Archiv, JFD-Umfragen 3026/3027/3028/3029
SampleNot available
Respondents N =7965
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentBehavioural observation
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textInterviewer-rating of cheerfulness: Altogether the respondent looks..... 2 quite cheerfull 1 not too cheerful - difficult to say Part of the 8 item Allensbacher Ausdrücktest which also involves ratings of cheerful appearance in: look, mouth, posture, movements, eyes, elbows and lips. This general rating is the last item in the test.
Author's labelCheerful appearance (Fröhlich Aussehen)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Scores in12

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Chief wage earners incomeI01ab03Household income
Day of the weekI06aa01aDay of the week
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
Good weatherI06aa02aGood or bad weather
Male sexG01aaSex (male vs female)
Size of townL13ab02Community size