Findings on happiness in Gallup (1998): study US 1952

Publication
Author(s)Gallup,
TitleHave and Have-Nots: Perceptions of Fairness and Opportunity - 1998. Special Report.
SourceGallup Poll News Service, 6 July 1998, Washington DC, USA
URLhttp://www.gallup.com/poll/9877/havenots-perceptions-fairness-opportunity-1998.aspx
Investigation
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1952
Collect period11/14-19
Survey nameUS-AIPO-508
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =2862
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso reported in Smith 1979, p. 22 Table 3 refers to this item as A7 but it is item A6. In the appendix the question wordings A6 and A7 are reversed (personal communication Tom Smith 12-10-2001)
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#508
RemarksAlso reported in Smith 1979, p. 22 Table 3 refers to this item as A7 but it is item A6. In the appendix the question wordings A6 and A7 are reversed (personal communication Tom Smith 12-10-2001)
DKNA %0.8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.377.53
Standard deviation0.691.92

Scores in1234
%1.37.943.047.1