Findings on happiness in Cantril (1951): study GB 1946 /1

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
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 1946
Collect period12
Survey nameUK-BIPO
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
Mean3.267.23
Standard deviation0.742.06

Scores in1234
%6.00.056.038.0