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ESS homepage (2006): study DE 2006

Publication

Author(s):
ESS homepage,
Title:
European Social Survey Round 3
Source:
Homepage European Social Survey

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2006
Survey name:
EU-ESS 3: 2006
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2916
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication:
C1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 1.5%,   4: 3.4%,   5: 3.6%,   6: 10.5%,   7: 11.1%,   8: 20.6%,   9: 27.8%,   10: 12.1%,   11: 8.1%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.07 7.07
SD:
1.91 1.91
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Page in publication:
B24
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.4%,   2: 1%,   3: 2.2%,   4: 4.3%,   5: 5%,   6: 11.2%,   7: 10.5%,   8: 18%,   9: 25.7%,   10: 12.4%,   11: 8.1%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.83 6.83
SD:
2.18 2.18
Full text:
Selfreport on 15 questions:

I wil now read a list of the ways you may have felt during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week..?
A  you felt depressed
B  you felt that everything you did was an effort
C  you felt that your sleep was restless
D  you felt happy
E  you felt lonely
F  you felt you enjoyed life
G  you felt sad
H  you felt you could not get going
I  you had a lot of energy
J  you felt anxious
K  you felt tired
L  you were absorbed in what you were doing
M  you felt calm and peaceful
N  you felt bored
O  you felt really rested when you woke up in the morning

Rated
1  none or almost none of the time
2  some of the time
3  most of the time
4  all or almost all of the time

Computation: (A+B+C+E+G+H+J+K+N)/9  -  (D+F+I+L+M+O)/6
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-c
Remarks:
Mean Negative affect 1,54; Mean Positive Affect 2,71
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -3 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.17
SD:
0.71