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GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1991

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), 1991
Survey name:
Promaterielle postma
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1527
Non Response:
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
Remarks:
ZA-nr.2421, pag.141
Page in publication:
v155
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.6%,   2: 12.8%,   3: 69.5%,   4: 16.2%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.00 6.51
SD:
0.59 1.64
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
Page in publication:
v156
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.1%,   2: 13.6%,   3: 70.3%,   4: 14.3%   (total 99.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.98 6.62
SD:
0.57 1.90