Findings on happiness in Cantril (1951): study CA 1946

Publication
Author(s)Cantril, H.
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
SourcePrinceton University Press, 1951, Princeton, NJ, USA
URLhttp://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=98754501
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Canada, 1946
Collect period10
Survey nameCN-CIPO
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
WeightingN
Respondents N =1000
 N not reported. 1000 estimated
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: If you were to consider your life in general these days, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole...? 4 very happy 3 fairly happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-4-f
Page in publication281
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.166.95
Standard deviation0.722.00

Scores in1234
%3.010.055.032.0