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Winkelmann (2006): study DE 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Winkelmann, R.
Title:
Parental Separation and Well-Being of Youths. Evidence from Germany.
Source:
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2006, Vol. 35, 197 - 208

Investigation

Public:
16-18 aged, Germany, 2000-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2000
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 640
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On a scale from 0 to 10, where would you put your current happiness?
0  completely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Subjective well-being
Remarks:
I estimated the distribution data. Author please provide the original scores.
Page in publication:
4,17
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.05%,   2: 0%,   3: 1%,   4: 0%,   5: 1.5%,   6: 8%,   7: 7%,   8: 21.5%,   9: 34%,   10: 19%,   11: 8%   (total 100.05%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.63 7.63
SD:
1.49 1.49

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Family structure Number of parents (broken home) Available household income Household income Own room at home Own room at home Single child Only child Gender Sex (male vs female) German nationality Foreign nationalities in nation Territory of former West Germany Region in Germany Being in school Involved in schooling or not Being engaged in vocational training Curriculum currently followed
Level of school-education
Work Full-time vs part-time Living at home Living with parents Type of school School-success
School-type
Region of childhood Earlier residence
Community size
Good student School-success Repeat of grade School-success Intellectual environment Parents education nr of books in house Reading