Headey & Krause (1994): study XZ Germany West 1984
- Headey, B.; Krause, P.
- Inequalities of Income, Health and Happiness: The Stratification Paradigm and Alternatives.
- Paper presented at the 13th World Congress of Sociology, 1994, Bielefeld, Germany
- 16+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1984-1991
- Probability simple random sample
- N = 9114
- Non Response:
- 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
0 totally unsatisfied
- Author's label:
- Life satisfaction
- Page in publication:
Later physical health
Current general health status