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GESIS (2007): study US 1974

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, United States, 1974
Survey name:
PoliticalActionSurve
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1719
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question;

Now, let's talk about your life as a whole. All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0   completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-bb
Remarks:
ZA Studiennummer 0765 Seite 8
Page in publication:
v9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 0.4%,   3: 1.2%,   4: 2.8%,   5: 3.3%,   6: 11.3%,   7: 9.6%,   8: 15.4%,   9: 21%,   10: 14.8%,   11: 19.3%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.41 7.41
SD:
2.13 2.13