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Studies

GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1978

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:
Adults,, general public, urban areas, Germany-West, 1978
Survey name:
DE-Kölner Wahlstudie
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1997
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now? Are you satisfied or dissatisfied?
1  strongly dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
4  strongly satisfied
-  no opinion
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-b
Remarks:
Only in Dortmund, Arnsberg-Soest, Heilbronn, München-Land;
ZA Studiennummer 0060;
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.1%,   2: 9.61%,   3: 56.79%,   4: 7.71%   (total 75.21%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.95 6.62
SD:
0.53 1.41