Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1947 /1

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 period9
 1947/9 to 48/1
Survey nameUS-AIPO-410T
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =1414
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#410
RemarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p.22
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.327.39
Standard deviation0.681.90

Scores in1234
%1.48.247.742.7