Findings on happiness in Weick (1994a): study DE 1993

Publication
Author(s)Weick, S.
TitleFamilie. (Family).
SourceStatistisches Bundesamt;Eds.: "Datenreport 1994", Bundeszentrale für politische Bilding, 1994, Germany, 508 - 520
URLHTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/weick_s_1994A.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1993
Survey nameNot available
 German Wohlfahrt Survey 1993
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =2000
 about
Non Response?
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are very unsatisfied, please tick '0'. When you are partly satisfied, tick '5', and when you are very satisfied please tick '10'. 0 very unsatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 partly satisfied 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-f
Author's labelZufriedenheit mit dem Leben in allgemein
Page in publication513
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Children in householdC04ab01Age of children
Children in householdH20ab02Living with children, also classified as above ↑
East and WestR01ab10Region in Germany
Family and household formsH20abCurrent household-composition
Family and household formsC07ab01Living in communal household, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsH20ab02Living with children, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states), also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02aa03Married vs divorced, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02aa01Married vs never married, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02aa02Married vs widowed, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsH20ab04Non-nuclear household, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02ab01bVs divorced, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02ab02aVs divorced, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsM02ab01aVs widowed, also classified as above ↑