Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1957

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, 1957
Collect period3/15-20th
Survey nameUS-AIPO-580
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1606
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p.22
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 very happy
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-3-f
Page in publication2#580
RemarksAlso reported in Smith 1979 p.22
DKNA %1.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.507.90
Standard deviation0.561.57

Scores in123
%3.342.752.7