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Haisken-DeNew & Sinning (2010): study DE West Germany 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Haisken-DeNew, J.P.; Sinning, M
Title:
Social Deprivation of Immigrants in Germany.
Source:
Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, Vol 56, 715 -733

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, West Germany, Germany, followed 5 years, 2000-2004
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 33186
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:
Mean in 2004
Page in publication:
720, 723
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
Mean:
6.77 6.77
SD:
1.86 1.86

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income equivalent larger than median Relative to nation Currently not registred unemployed Unemployed involuntary Education over 10 years Change in education Car in household Car
Car
Telephone Telephone
Telephone
Subjective opinion as to domicile size Attitudes to housing Housing conditions Quality of house Consumer durables Luxury No hospital stay last year Hospitalization No doctor visits last year Visits to doctor No work disability longer than six weeks Unfit for work No handicap/not physically challenged Disability Married Married vs never married Attending cultural events Change in participation Participating actively in sports Change involvement in sports Children in household Living with children Attending church, religious events Participation in church
Change in religion