Findings on happiness in ~GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1991

Publication
Author(s)~GESIS,
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
SourceSelection of Surveysstudies on Happiness in Germany made on Request, November 2007
URLHTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/~Gesis_2007.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1991
 Former communist German Democratic republic (DDR). Reunited with Germany in 1990
Collect period2-3
Survey nameDE-Leben in der DDR
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =1453
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question Now taking everything into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? 5 very satisfied 4 satisfied 3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied - don't know - no answers Numerical scale reversed
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.205.90
Standard deviation0.782.12

Scores in12345
%2.113.649.132.42.8