Findings on happiness in Gehmacher (1989): study AT 1989

Publication
Author(s)Gehmacher, E.
TitleUngleichheit in Wien. (Inequality in Vienna).
SourceBauforum, Fachzeitschrift für Architektur, 1989, Vol. 22, 88 - 94
Investigation
PublicAdults, varying age ranges, general public, Austria, 1989
Survey nameNot available
 IFES study "Glück 1989" (nr )
SampleSelection from general population sample
 Probability sample
Respondents N =0
Non Response?
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together in your life, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are ....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 unhappy 1 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLebensglück (Happiness)
Remarks% unhappy 39
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking everything into consideration: how satisfied are you with your life in general at the present time.....? 1 not satisfied 2 slightly satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 4 very satisfied 5 extremely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's labelLebenszufriedenheit (Life-satisfaction)
Remarks% not satisfied: 33
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: How well do you feel these days? Is your current well-being....? 0 very low 1 2 3 4 very high
ClassificationA-AOL-c-sq-v-5-c
Author's labelWohlbefinden (Feeling well)
Remarks% not well: 45
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on 3 questions: A When you consider your present life as-a-whole, would you say you are....? 5 very happy 4 fairly happy 3 rather happy than unhappy 2 rather unhappy than happy 1 very unhappy - DK/NA B When you consider your present life as-a-whole, would you say you are.....? 5 very satisfied 4 fairly satisfied 3 rather satisfied than dissatisfied 2 rather dissatisfied than satisfied 1 fairly dissatisfied - DK/NA C How do you feel right now? Is your well-being.....? 5 very high 4 high 3 moderate 2 rather low 1 very low - DK/NA Summation: The summed scores were divided in three strata: low, medium and high quality of life
ClassificationO-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a
Author's labelBefindlichkeit (Well-being)
Remarksnegative 34%, very negative 7%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Educational levelE01ab02Level of school-education
RegionL13ab02Community size