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Studies

Gehmacher (1992c): study AT 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Gehmacher, E.
Title:
Housing and Happiness:Life Satisfaction as a Consequence of Housing Conditions.
Source:
Paper Presented at the International Conference "Towards the Good Society: Applying the Social Sciences", 1992, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Residents new appartments blocks, urban areas, Austria, 1991
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1472
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole? Please mark a number below.
5  very satisfied
4
3
2
1  not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-5-a
Author's label:
Life-satisfaction
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:
Happy time (Gluckliche Zeit)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Housing estate infra-structure Quality of housing estate