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Studies

Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /2

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
14+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1976
Survey name
DE-Allensbacher Survey
Sample
Respondents
N = 7965
Non Response
Assessment
Behavioural observation

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Interviewer rating of cheerfulness:

Altogether the respondent looks.....
2  quite cheerful
1  not too cheerful
-   difficult to say

Part of the 8 item Allensbacher Ausdrücktest which also involves ratings of cheerful appearance in: look, mouth, posture, movements, eyes, elbows and lips. This general rating is the last item in the test.
Classification:
A-CA-mh-ri-v-2-b
Author's label:
Cheerful appearance (Fröhlich Aussehen)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Male sex Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Chief wage earners income Household income Size of town Community size Good weather Good or bad weather Day of the week Day of the week