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

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, 2008
Collect period4-7
Survey nameGallup poll
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =1010
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
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
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.387.59
Standard deviation0.621.68

Scores in123
%7.746.345.0

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
DKNA %1.6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 2On range 0 - 10
Mean1.817.46
Standard deviation0.392.18

Scores in12
%18.480.1

Full textSelf report on single question: Overall, how satisfied are you with your life.....? 4 very satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied.
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f
DKNA %0.4
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.287.47
Standard deviation0.822.10

Scores in1234
%4.88.839.846.3