Findings on happiness in Weick (1994a): study DE 1993

Publication
Author(s)Weick, S.
TitleFamilie. (Family).
SourceStatistisches Bundesamt;Eds.: "Datenreport 1994", Bundeszentrale für politische Bilding, 1994, Germany, 508 - 520
URLhttps://worlddatabaseofhappiness-archive.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/weick_s_1994A.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1993
Survey nameNot available
 German Wohlfahrt Survey 1993
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =2000
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Non Response?
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are very unsatisfied, please tick '0'. When you are partly satisfied, tick '5', and when you are very satisfied please tick '10'. 0 very unsatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 partly satisfied 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-f
Author's labelZufriedenheit mit dem Leben in allgemein
Page in publication513
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Children in householdshow  Age of children
Children in householdshow  Living with children, also classified as above ↑
East and Westshow  Region in Germany
Family and household formsshow  Current household-composition
Family and household formsshow  Living in communal household, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Living with children, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Married state (compared to non-married states), also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Married vs divorced, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Married vs never married, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Married vs widowed, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Non-nuclear household, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Vs divorced, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Vs divorced, also classified as above ↑
Family and household formsshow  Vs widowed, also classified as above ↑