Findings on happiness in Gallup (2008): study US 1956

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, 1956
Collect period8/23-28
Survey nameGallup poll
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1126
Non Response0
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#569
DKNA %0.9
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.447.73
Standard deviation0.631.76

Scores in1234
%1.23.944.050.0