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Studies

Gehmacher (1992b): study AT 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Gehmacher, E.
Title:
Coping, Happiness and Ideology. Some Suggestions for the Application of Happiness Research in Politicological Research.
Source:
Paper Presented at the International Conference "Towards the Good Society: Applying the Social Sciences", 1992, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1553
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything into consideration, how satisfied are you with life in  general at the present time? Would you say you are.....?
5   extremely satisfied
4   very satisfied
3   fairly satisfied
2   slightly satisfied
1   not satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Life-satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Party affiliation Current political (party) preference Health Global health rating Anomy Current anomy Depression Feeling down (vs not) Male sex Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Blue collar worker Manual or non-manual Home owner House owned or rented