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Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE East Germany 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Wohlfahrtssurvey,
Title:
Wohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
Source:
GESIS

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1999
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 891
Non Response:
58
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Remarks:
Values were reconstructed from the file by using variable x048: "region where the interview was conducted"    It was not very accurate, because Berlin has to be left out, because Berlin's data were given undivided
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.23%,   2: 1.01%,   3: 3.14%,   4: 4.26%,   5: 4.6%,   6: 7.41%,   7: 17.73%,   8: 24.24%,   9: 22.33%,   10: 13.69%   (total 99.64%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.53 7.26
SD:
2.03 2.26