Findings on happiness in Dantine (1985): study AT 1985

Publication
Author(s)Dantine, W.D.
TitleSoziologische und Psychologische Ursachen des Wertwandel Phänomens. (Sociological and Psychological Determinants of Value Change).
SourceResearch Report, Institut für Empirische Sozialforschung, IFES, 1985, Vienna, Austria
URLhttps://worlddatabaseofhappiness-archive.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/fessel_wd_1985.pdf
Investigation
Public14+ aged, general public, Austria, 1985
Collect period11-12
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Stratified multistage clustered ramdom sample. Addresses draws from voters register
Respondents N =1027
Non Response?
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: I now mention some experiences, moods. Please tell me how often you feel so ......." happy." (one of several moods) 1 seldom or never 2 sometimes 3 often
ClassificationA-AOL-g-sq-v-3-d
Author's labelHappy (Glucklich)
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.40
Standard deviation0.62

Scores in123
%7.045.047.0

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Community sizeshow  Community size
Educationshow  Level of school-education
Incomeshow  Household income
Left-rightshow  Preference for: left vs right wing
Male sexshow  Sex (male vs female)
Materialismshow  Post-materialic values
Occupationshow  Current occupation
Occupational activityshow  Current employment status
Pensionshow  Current status: retired or not
Social rankshow  'Objective' socio-economic status