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Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE West Germany 1999

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1999
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 991
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: 0.5%,   2: 0.61%,   3: 2.02%,   4: 3.03%,   5: 4.54%,   6: 8.68%,   7: 16.65%,   8: 29.36%,   9: 22.1%,   10: 11.5%   (total 98.99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.98 7.76
SD:
1.70 1.89