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Studies

GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1986

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, Germany-West (former), 1986
Survey name:
DE-Ansprüche der Bürger
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1843
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ab
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.4%,   2: 1.4%,   3: 2.2%,   4: 2.6%,   5: 8.9%,   6: 8.6%,   7: 17.1%,   8: 27%,   9: 12.8%,   10: 17.9%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.48 7.20
SD:
2.01 2.24