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Gehmacher (1987a): study AT 1987

Publication

Author(s):
Gehmacher, E.
Title:
Gebaute Gemeinschaft. (Builded Community).
Source:
SWS Rundschau, 1987, Vol. 27, 147 - 156

Investigation

Public:
Residents housing estates, Vienna, Austria, 1987
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 218
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with the life you lead these days.......?
5  very satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Lebenszufriedenheit
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 4%,   3: 19%,   4: 43%,   5: 33%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.10 7.50
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How would you rate the last month of your life. Was it a happy or an unhappy time for you......?
5  very happy time
4  fairly happy time
3  happy nor unhappy
2  rather unhappy time
1  very unhappy time
Classification:
O-HL-cm-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Wohlbefinden
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 7%,   3: 24%,   4: 39%,   5: 28%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.83 7.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Contact facilities in housing estate Quality of housing estate Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with leisure Satisfaction with leisure Satisfaction with social contacts Satisfaction with personal contacts Satisfaction with activities in work and household Current satisfaction with work Joint satisfactions Dwelling + leisure + social life Male sex Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Postmaterialism (post)-materialism Physical health Global health rating Mental health Current mental complaints Schooleducation Level of school-education Occupational prestige 'Objective' socio-economic status