Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1947

Publication
Author(s)Gallup,
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
SourceThe Gallup Organization, USA
URLhttp://brain.gallup.com/home.aspx
Investigation
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1947
Collect period6/18
Survey nameUS-AIPO-399
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =3066
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p. 22
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how happy would you say you are..? 4 very happy 3 fairly happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy - NA/DK
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication#399
RemarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p. 22
DKNA %0.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.327.22
Standard deviation0.592.12

Scores in1234
%6.554.638.338.0