Findings on happiness in Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1976 /4

Author(s)Noelle-Neumann, E.
TitlePolitik und Glück. (Politics and Happiness).
SourceBaier, H.;Ed.: "Freiheit und Sachzwang", West Deutscher Verlag, 1977, Opladen, Germany, 208 - 262
Public16-29 aged and pensioners, West-Germany, 1976
Collect period6
Survey nameDE-Allensbacher Survey
 Allensbacher Archiv, JFD-Umfrage Nr 3030
SampleNot available
Respondents N =855
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textInterviewer rating of cheerfulness: Alltogether the respondent looks..... 2 quite cheerful 1 not too cheerful - difficult to say Part of the 8 item Allensbacher Ausdrücktest which also involves ratings of cheerful appearance in: look, mouth, posture, movements, eyes, elbows and lips. This general rating is the last item in the test.
Author's labelCheerful appearance (Fröhlich Aussehen)
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Attitude to older peopleshow  Own attitude to older people
Dislike of abrupt changingsshow  Conservative
Feeling for colorsshow  Self-perceived ability
Interest in historical filmsshow  Current interests
Leisure interestsshow  Concern about leisure
Leisure interestsshow  Current interests, also classified as above ↑
Touristic interestshow  Concern about leisure
Touristic interestshow  Specific concerns, also classified as above ↑