Findings on happiness in Cummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1984

Author(s)Cummins, R.A.; Eckersley, R.; Lo, S.K.; Okerstrom, E.
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
SourceAustralian Centre on Quality of Life, 2003, Melbourne, Australia.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1984
Collect period5-7
Survey nameDE-WohlfahrtsSurvey 3
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =2067
Non Response40,9
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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
Page in publication18-9-200
DKNA %0.4
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.901.90

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