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Cummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Cummins, R.A.; Eckersley, R.; Lo, S.K.; Okerstrom, E.
Title:
Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Source:
Australian Centre on Quality of Life, 2003, Melbourne, Australia.

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1978
Survey name:
DE-WohlfahrtsSurvey 1
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2012
Non Response:
32,9
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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 totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Page in publication:
18-9-200
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 0.35%,   3: 0.51%,   4: 1.28%,   5: 1.52%,   6: 5.62%,   7: 7.33%,   8: 15.41%,   9: 31.52%,   10: 18.06%,   11: 17.89%   (total 99.99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.85 7.85
SD:
1.75 1.75