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World Values Survey (2000): study DE West Germany 1997

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
Aggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Source:
www.worldvaluessurvey.org

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1997
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1495
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication:
v10
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.3%,   2: 13.3%,   3: 62.5%,   4: 20.5%   (total 98.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.03 7.02
SD:
0.66 1.85
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.98%,   2: 0.59%,   3: 3.34%,   4: 4.33%,   5: 9.14%,   6: 11.11%,   7: 15.93%,   8: 31.07%,   9: 14.26%,   10: 9.14%   (total 99.89%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.22 6.92
SD:
1.89 2.10