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Studies

Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1975

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2038
Non Response:
15%
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
Author's label:
Happiness (Glück)
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 15%,   2: 54%,   3: 31%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.20 6.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income Household income