Findings on happiness in ~Gallup (1976): study MX 1975

Publication
Author(s)~Gallup,
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 459 - 467
URLhttp://poq.oxfordjournals.org/content/40/4/459.full.pdf
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1975
Survey nameKettering Survey
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
WeightingN
Respondents N =350
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
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
Page in publicationQ9
DKNA %3.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean1.896.34
Standard deviation0.802.07

Scores in123
%37.034.026.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: "Now taking everything about your life into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life today?" 10 satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-m-11-a
Page in publicationQ54
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.976.97
Standard deviation2.072.07

Scores in012345678910
%0.01.04.04.03.09.010.024.022.015.08.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: "To indicate how you feel about your life at this time, would you use this card? Suppose the top of the mountain represents the best life you can imagine, and the bottom step of the mountain represents the worst possible life you can imagine. On which step of the mountain would you say you personally feel you stand at this time? - assuming that the higher the step the better you feel about your life, and the lower the step the worse you feel about it. Just point to the step that comes closest to how you feel" 10 best possible life 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life (Mountain scale not reproduced here)
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-m-11-a
Page in publicationQ6A
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.216.21
Standard deviation1.931.93

Scores in012345678910
%0.03.02.02.06.022.023.014.019.04.05.0