Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1991

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, 1991
Collect period7/25
Survey nameGallup poll
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1215
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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
RemarksAlso reported in Saad 2004
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.357.51
Standard deviation0.651.75

Scores in123
%9.845.044.2

Full textSelfreport on single question We'd like to know how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with different aspects of your life. Are you completely satisfied. Somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or completely dissatisfied with . Your life as a whole? 4 completely satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 completely dissatisfied - don't know
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-v-4-e
DKNA %1.6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.277.40
Standard deviation0.752.17

Scores in1234
%3.18.346.240.8

Full textSelfreport on single question We'd like to know how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with different aspects of your life. Are you completely satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or completely dissatisfied with Your personal life? 4 completely satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 completely dissatisfied - don't know
ClassificationO-SLP-u-sq-v-4-a
DKNA %1.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.437.89
Standard deviation0.712.06

Scores in1234
%2.45.837.053.5