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Studies

GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1991 /1

Publication

Author(s):
GESIS,
Title:
Lebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Source:
Selection of Surveysstudies on Happiness in Germany made on Request, November 2007

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1991
Survey name:
DE-Lebenstil 1991
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 526
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.2%,   2: 19%,   3: 70.4%,   4: 9.4%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.88 6.17
SD:
0.56 1.56
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you these days? Would you say you areā€¦.?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not so happy
1  not happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-e
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.5%,   2: 15.7%,   3: 69.9%,   4: 12.8%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.94
SD:
0.58