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Schulz et al. (1988): study AT 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Schulz, W.; Költringer, R.; Norden, G.
Title:
Subjektieve Lebensqualität in Österreich. (Subjective Quality of Life in Austria).
Source:
Sozial Wissenschaftliche Studengesellschaft Rundschau, 1988, Vol. 28, 162 - 173

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1776
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

When you consider your life-as-a-whole now, would you say you are …?
5  very happy
4  fairly happy
3  rather happy
2  rather unhappy
1  fairly unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-n
Page in publication:
164
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 5%,   3: 34%,   4: 42%,   5: 18%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.71 6.68
SD:
0.85 1.37