Findings on happiness in Cantril (1951): study US 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
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1946
Collect period3
Survey nameUS-AIPO-369
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
WeightingN
Respondents N =3152
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
DKNA %2.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.307.33
Standard deviation0.661.84

Scores in1234
%1.08.050.039.0