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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study DE East Germany 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
Title:
Development, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
Source:
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public,East-Germany, Germany, 2006
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1076
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.1%,   2: 17.2%,   3: 61.3%,   4: 17.6%   (total 98.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.96 6.83
SD:
0.66 1.90