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

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
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
Author's labelHappy (Glucklich)
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.62

Scores in123

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