Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1948 /2

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, 1948
Collect period9/2-7
Survey nameUS-AIPO-425K
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =1596
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksTable 3 refers to this item as A6 but it is item A7. In the appendix the question wordings A6 and A7 are reversed (personal communication Tom Smith 12-10-2001) Also reported in NIPO 1949/1 p.3-4
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how happy would you say you are ? 3 very happy 2 fairly happy 1 not happy
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-3-I
Page in publication#425K
RemarksTable 3 refers to this item as A6 but it is item A7. In the appendix the question wordings A6 and A7 are reversed (personal communication Tom Smith 12-10-2001) Also reported in NIPO 1949/1 p.3-4
DKNA %1.8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.337.30
Standard deviation0.672.12

Scores in123
%11.343.443.5