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Studies

Mollenkopf (2002): study DE 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Mollenkopf, H.
Title:
Mobilität und Lebensqualität im Alter. Objektive Voraussetzungen und subjektive Bedeutung in der mobilen Gesellschaft. (Mobility and Quality of Life in Old Age).
Source:
Glatzer,W.; et al; Eds.: "Sozialen Wandel und gesellschaftliche Dauerbeobachtung", Leske & Budrich, 2002, Germany, 255 - 271

Investigation

Public:
55+ aged, East and West Germany, 1995 and 1999
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question;
What do you think, how satisfied are you at this moment- all in all - with your life ?' 'If for instance you are totally satisfied with your life, please mark a '10'.If you are totally unsatisfied with your life, mark a '0'.If you are not completely unsatisfied nor totally satisfied range yourself somewhere between '1' and '9"
10   completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life in general
Page in publication:
268

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health satisfaction with housing Satisfaction with housing satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with income\finances satisfaction with local environment Rural vs urban dwelling
Attitudes to region of residence
satisfaction with living area Satisfaction with amenities in vinicity satisfaction with leisure possibilities Current leisure time satisfaction with travelling possibilities Satisfaction with local transport satisfaction with mobility Satisfaction with local transport satisfaction with domains of life Summed life aspect evaluations (semantic differential scales)