Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1987

Publication
Author(s)Gallup,
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
SourceThe Gallup Organization, USA
URLhttp://brain.gallup.com/home.aspx
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1987
Collect period8-9
 8/24th-9/2th
Survey nameGallup poll
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1349
Non Response2
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
General remarksAlso reported in Saad 2004
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in your own personal life? 1 dissatisfied 2 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLP-g-sq-v-2-b
RemarksAlso reported in Saad 2004
DKNA %2.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 2On range 0 - 10
Mean1.857.65
Standard deviation0.362.01

Scores in12
%14.882.9