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

Publication
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
Investigation
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
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelLife-satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
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