Findings on happiness in Gehmacher (1992d): study AT 1989 /1

Author(s)Gehmacher, E.
TitleSport, Gesundheit und Lebenszufriedenheit.(Sport, Health and Life Satisfaction.)
SourceEhalt, H.C.;Weiss, O.;Eds.: "Sport zwischen Disziplienerung und Neuen Sozialen Bewegungen", Böhlau, 1992, Vienna, Austria, 170 - 184
PublicMilitary male cadres, Austria, 1989
Survey nameNot available
 IFES study 89231 (Stress und Stressbewaltigung)
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1350
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksSame study also reported in GEHMA 1990B
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All in all, are you currently satisfied with your life.......? 1 not satisfied 2 3 4 5 very satisfied (Originally presented horizontally)
Author's labelLife-satisfaction (Lebenszufriedenheit)
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Coping capacityshow  Current coping-capacity
Current sportingshow  Active involvement in sports
Healthshow  Self-perceived health
Sporting in youthshow  Earlier involvement in sports