Findings on happiness in Mau (1996): study DE East Germany 1994

Author(s)Mau, S.
TitleObjektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Objective Livingconditions and Subjective Well-Being).
SourceZapf, W.;Habich, R.;Eds.: "Wohlfahrtsentwicklung im vereinten Deutschland", Edition Sigma, 1996, Berlin, Germany, 51 - 77
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1994
Survey nameDE-Sowibus
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =0
Non Response0
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 publication72
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation