Findings on happiness in Cantril (1951): study FR 1946 /1

Author(s)Cantril, H.
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
SourcePrinceton University Press, 1951, Princeton, NJ, USA
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1946
Collect period7
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1000
 N not reported. 1000 setimated
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAnswers were scored on a 4 step scale, but in the report the options 'not very happy' and 'not at all happy' were combined. The full scores have not been traced back as yet. Computation of transformed mean and standarddeviation is therefore not possible.
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 at all happy
Page in publication281
DKNA %8.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.633.04

Scores in123