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Studies

Nesterko et al. (2013): study DE 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Nesterko, Y; Brähler, E.; Glaesmer, H; Grande, G
Title:
Life Satisfaction and Health-Related Quality of Life in Immigrants and Native-Born Germans: The Role of Immigration-Related Factors
Source:
Quality of Life Research, 22, 1005-1013

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2006
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 21079
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:
Own calculation
Page in publication:
1009
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:
6.96

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Immigration background Ever migrated or not
Earlier nationality (nation of origin)
Foreign nationalities in nation
Gender Sex (male vs female) Age group Current age (in years)