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Correlational findings

Study Habich & Noll (2004): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Germany, 1984-2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 16698
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Face/to/face individual Interviews with all householdmembers aged 16 and over Additional information gathered using paper-and-pencil questionaires - household interviews with head of household - an increasing number of individuals completes the questionnaire without the presence of the interviewer. In case of major inconsistencies or missing informaion in field word agendcy they were given a phone call to resolve the issue - so half CAPI in 2002

Correlate

Authors's label
population group
Our Classification
Operationalization
A people from western part of Germany (former BRD)
B people from eastern part of Germany (former GDR)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d D% = - 1991             %unsatisfied   %satisfied
- West Germany      6             89
- East Germany     14             67
Difference        + 8            -22
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d D% = - 1995             
- West Germany     6              85
- East Germany     8              79
Difference        +2             - 6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d D% = - 1999             
- West Germany     6              88
- East Germany     6              84
Difference        ±0             - 4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d D% = - 2002             
- West Germany     4              85
- East Germany     7              80
Difference        +3             - 5