Findings on happiness in Cummins et al. (2003c): study US 1972

Author(s)Cummins, R.A.; Eckersley, R.; Lo, S.K.; Okerstrom, E.
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
SourceAustralian Centre on Quality of Life, 2003, Melbourne, Australia.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1972
Collect period2-3
Survey nameUS-GSS 1972
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1613
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Page in publication10-1989
DKNA %0.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.671.75

Scores in123