Correlational findings

Study Leisure Development Cen (1980): study XZ Germany West 1979

18+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1979
N = 1020
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview


Authors's Label
Acceptance of social inequality
Our Classification
"Here are two options in the existing conditions of our country. Which one do you agree with?"
1. Too much liberalism here has been
   producing increasingly wide
   differences in people's economic and
   social life. People should live more
2. There is too much of equality
   principle. People should be given
   more credit to choose their own
   economical and social life according
   to their abilities.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e G = -.06 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a G = +.05 p < .01 O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-a tc = +.03 ns 1. wants less inequality 18
2. wants more inequality 17
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e tc = -.03 ns % Very happy:
1. wants less inequality 13
2. wants more inequality 10