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Noll & Zapf (1991): study DE East Germany 1993

Publication

Author(s):
Noll, H.H.; Zapf, W.
Title:
Wohlfahrtssurvey 'Ost' 1990, Machinenlesbares Codebuch (Welfare survey 'East' 1990, code book)
Source:
Zentral Archiv fur Empirische Sozialforschung

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1993
Survey name:
DE-WohlfahrtsSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1016
Non Response:
36,6
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Do you feel your life at present is.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  quite unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication:
18-9-200
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.53%,   2: 12.13%,   3: 75.93%,   4: 11.93%   (total 100.52%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.99 6.67
SD:
0.51 2.26