Findings on happiness in Campbell (1981): study US 1972

Publication
Author(s)Campbell, A.
TitleThe Sense of Well-Being in America.
SourceMcGraw-Hill, 1981, New York, USA
Investigation
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1972
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =2369
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Page in publication21
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean2.147.06
Standard deviation0.571.47

Scores in123
%10.066.024.0