Findings on happiness in Borg & Wächterhshäuser (1990): study XZ Germany West 1988

Publication
Author(s)Borg, I.; Wächterhshäuser, S.
TitleZur Eukolos-Dyskolos Dimension: Kontrollüberzeugungen und Zufriedenheit. (Satisfaction and Controlbelief).
SourceArchiv für Psychologie, 1990, Vol. 142, 49 - 58
Investigation
PublicStudents and professionals, town Germany, 1988
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability accidental sample
 50 university students, 125 A-level students, 125 professionals (management, nurses, secretaries, bank-emplyees, teachers, engineers)
Respondents N =264
 53% male, 47%female; age 18-20: 51%, 21-25: 17%, 26-30: 14%, over 30 18%; single 31%, married/with partner 66%, divorced 3%; university students 31%, A-level students 44%, professionals 40%
Non Response15%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: '......on general estimate of life-satisfaction...' (full text not reported) 0 entirely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 fully satisfied
ClassificationO-SL?-?-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelSpontaneous and global life satisfcation
Page in publication53
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Internal or external locus-of-control beliefP05bpInner locus of control