Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1956 /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, 1956
Collect period9
Survey nameUS-AIPO-571
SampleNot available
Respondents N =2207
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p.22 able 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#571
RemarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p.22 able 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 %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.477.77
Standard deviation0.601.81

Scores in123
%5.341.752.0