Findings on happiness in Gehmacher (1992b): study AT 1992

Author(s)Gehmacher, E.
TitleCoping, Happiness and Ideology. Some Suggestions for the Application of Happiness Research in Politicological Research.
SourcePaper Presented at the International Conference "Towards the Good Society: Applying the Social Sciences", 1992, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Public16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1992
Survey nameNot available
 IFES 1992 political survey (Connected with presidential election)
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1553
Non Response?
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking everything into consideration, how satisfied are you with life in general at the present time? Would you say you are.....? 5 extremely satisfied 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 slightly satisfied 1 not satisfied
Author's labelLife-satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
AnomyA06abCurrent anomy
Blue collar workerO01ac01cManual or non-manual
DepressionM15ac04bFeeling down (vs not)
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
HealthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
Home ownerH22ab01aHouse owned or rented
Male sexG01aaSex (male vs female)
Party affiliationP09adCurrent political (party) preference