Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1948

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, 1948
Collect period5/7-12
Survey nameUS-GallupPoll USA1948/5/7-12
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how happy would you say you are..? 4 very happy 3 fairly happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy - NA/DK
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication#418K
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.277.25
Standard deviation0.641.79

Scores in1234
%1.17.354.436.1