Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1981 /2

Publication
Author(s)Gallup,
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
SourceThe Gallup Organization, USA
URLhttp://brain.gallup.com/home.aspx
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Collect period12/11-14th
Survey nameGallup poll
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1483
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: Now here are some questions concerning how satisfied - or dissatisfied - you are with various things about your life, such as your standard of living, your education etc. To indicate this, would you use this card. If you are extremely satisfied with something you would call of the highest number, ten. If you are extremely dissatisfied, you would mention the lowest number, zero. If you are neither extremely satisfied nor extremely dissatisfied you would mention some number in between zero and ten - the higher the number, the more satisfied, the lower the number the less satisfied. Considering everything, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with……. your personal life? 0 extremely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLP-u-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication#187G
DKNA %0.8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.927.92
Standard deviation2.082.08

Scores in012345678910
%1.10.41.31.41.86.86.911.821.919.326.5

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
Page in publication#187G
DKNA %0.4
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.397.61
Standard deviation0.581.58

Scores in123
%4.951.043.8