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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:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1553
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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 self-rating Anomy Current anomy Depression Feeling down (vs not) Male sex Sexe: 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