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Studies

Habich (2002): study XZ Germany West 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Habich, R.
Title:
Immer mehr für immer mehr. Anmerkungen zur Wohlfahrts forschung in vergleichenden Perspective. (Ever more for Ever more: Welfare Development in a Comparative Perpective).
Source:
Glatzer, W.; et al; Eds.: "Sozialer Wandel und Gesellschaftliche Dauernbeobachtung" , Leske & Budrich, 2002, Germany, 199 - 209

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1978 - 2001.
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 20000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
Range: 1,30 - 2,24
Page in publication:
207
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
SD:
1.73

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years)