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Studies

Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1960

Publication

Author(s):
Noelle-Neumann, E.
Title:
Politik und Gl├╝ck. (Politics and Happiness).
Source:
Baier, H.;Ed.: "Freiheit und Sachzwang", West Deutscher Verlag, 1977, Opladen, Germany, 208 - 262

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Germany-West (former), 1960
Survey name:
DE-Allensbacher Survey
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1870
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

When somebody would say about you, 'this person is very happy', is he right or wrong......?
3   right
2   fifty-fifty
1   wrong
-    difficult to say.
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-3-b
Page in publication:
216
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 13%,   2: 39%,   3: 32%   (total 84%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.23
SD:
0.70