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Correlational findings

Study Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /5

Public:
16-29 aged and pensioners, West-Germany, 1976
Survey name:
DE-Allensbacher Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 890
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Activity interests
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were invited to choose some main interests from a list of 24 activities.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CA-mh-ri-v-2-b D% = + The cheerfull choose the following activities slightly more:
- Being home
- Gardening+flowers
- Reading
- Walking
- Music
- Going out by car
- Inviting people or making invitations
- Playing with children
- Helping other people
- Being busy with animals
- Playing cards, chess etc.
- To go out
- Sports (watching and visiting)
- Hobbies
- Writing letters

This pattern is similar among the young (16 - 29) and pensioners. Exceptions are:
- watching television: pensioners 76%, young 78%;
- plain leasure: the young 45%, pensioners 50%
- handycraft: the young 33%, pensioners 44%  and   pensioners 28%, the young 31%
- hobbies: the young 28%, pensioners 29%
- writing letters: the young 11%, penioners 14%