Findings on happiness in Noelle-Neumann (1977a): study XZ Germany West 1973 /6

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+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1973
Collect period7
Survey nameDE-Allensbacher Survey
 Allensbacher Archiv, JFD-Umfrage, nr 1735
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1041
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Behaviour observation.
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
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Cheerful appearanceshow  A-CA by A-CA
Cheerful appearanceshow  Rating of happiness by interviewer, also classified as above ↑
Self realisationshow  Developing (vs stagnating)