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Studies

Habich et al. (1999): study DE 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Habich, R.; Noll, H.H.; Zapf, W.
Title:
Subjectives Wohlbefinden in Ostdeutschland nahert sich westdeutschen Niveau (Subjective wellbeing in East-Germmany come close to the level of West-Germany)
Source:
Informationsdienst Soziale Indicatoreb (ISI) nr. 22, July 1999

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1998
Survey name
DE-Wohlfahrtssurvey 7
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
43,9
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Remarks:
Only mean value reported
Page in publication:
3