Findings on happiness in Gallup (1998): study US 1998

Publication
Author(s)Gallup,
TitleHave and Have-Nots: Perceptions of Fairness and Opportunity - 1998. Special Report.
SourceGallup Poll News Service, 6 July 1998, Washington DC, USA
URLhttp://www.gallup.com/poll/9877/havenots-perceptions-fairness-opportunity-1998.aspx
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1998
Collect period4/23th-5/31
Survey nameGallup poll
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =5001
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
General remarksOnly percent satisfied reported. Assumed that DKNA is 1%
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report 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
RemarksOnly percent satisfied reported. Assumed that DKNA is 1%
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 2On range 0 - 10
Mean1.867.71
Standard deviation0.351.95

Scores in12
%14.085.0

Full textSelf report on single question: Generally speaking, how happy would you say you are.....? 3 very happy 2 fairly happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-3-d
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.407.56
Standard deviation0.581.79

Scores in123
%5.050.045.0