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Studies

Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /4

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:
16-29 aged and pensioners, West-Germany, 1976
Survey name:
DE-Allensbacher Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 855
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Interviewer rating of cheerfulness:

Alltogether 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 Touristic interest Specific concerns
Concern about leisure
Dislike of abrupt changings Conservative Attitude to older people Own attitude to older people Interest in historical films Current interests Feeling for colors Self-perceived ability Leisure interests Concern about leisure
Current interests