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Studies

GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1996 /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:
16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1996
Survey name:
DE-Wandel DDR Kumuliert
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 7574
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

To what extend are you satisfied with your life in general at the present time?
1  not at all satisfied
2  less than satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  rather satisfied
5  fully satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h
Remarks:
ZA nr.6666, pag. 39
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.1%,   2: 10.8%,   3: 42.6%,   4: 39.7%,   5: 4.2%   (total 99.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.33 5.74
SD:
0.81 1.47