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Schwarze (2004): study DE 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Schwarze, J.
Title:
Living Conditions of Children and Parental Well-Being: Evidence from German Data on Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Discussion Paper No 1200, IZA, 2004, Bonn, Germany

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2266
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Page in publication:
table 2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.61 6.61
SD:
1.82 1.82