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Studies

Weick (1997): study DE 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Weick, S.
Title:
Lebensbedingungen und Bewertungen. (Living Conditions and Evaluations).
Source:
Statistisches Bundesamt;Ed.: "Datenreport 1997", Verlag Bonn Aktuell, 1997, Germany, 468 - 480

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1995
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
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

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding East and West Germany Region in Germany Household composition Current household-composition
Living alone or not
Living with children
Widowed
Divorced or separated
Married state (compared to non-married states)
Remarried
Current parental status
Number of parents (broken home)