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Correlational findings

Study Wunder et al. (2009): study DE 1986

Public:
15+ aged general public, Germany, 1986-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 33451
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age in years.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = The smooth functions in Figure show common three-phase pattern (observed, solid line).

In Germany individuals suffer a decrease of about 0,7 points on 11-point scale between 18 and 52. Between 53 and 65 it goes up 0,3 points and between 66 and 80 it goes down again with 0,5 points.

In Britain it goes down 0,4 points on a 7-points scale between 18 and 48. Between 49 and 70 it goes up 0,7 points and between 71 and 80 it goes down again 0,1 points.