Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1956 /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, 1956
Collect period9
Survey nameUS-AIPO-570
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1969
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso reported in Smith 1979, p. 22 Table 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)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report 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#570
RemarksAlso reported in Smith 1979, p. 22 Table 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)
DKNA %0.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.497.83
Standard deviation0.591.78

Scores in123
%4.841.253.6