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 labelSubject Code
Subject description
Attitude to older peopleA04af02Own attitude to older people
Dislike of abrupt changingsP05arConservative
Feeling for colorsS02ab01Self-perceived ability
Interest in historical filmsI05abCurrent interests
Leisure interestsL03ad01Concern about leisure
Leisure interestsI05abCurrent interests, also classified as above ↑
Touristic interestL03ad01Concern about leisure
Touristic interestC09ab02Specific concerns, also classified as above ↑