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Cummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1988 /1

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), 1988
Survey name:
DE-WohlfahrtsSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2144
Non Response:
37,9
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Do you feel your life at present is.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  quite unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication:
18-9-200
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.61%,   2: 4.04%,   3: 72.38%,   4: 22.97%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.18 7.39
SD:
0.51 1.67