Findings on happiness in Buchanan & Cantril (1953): study ZZ Western Europe 1948

Author(s)Buchanan, W.; Cantril, H.
TitleHow Nations see Each Other. A Study in Public Opinion.
SourceUniversity of Illinois Press, 1953, Urbana, USA
Public21+ aged, Western Europe, 1948
 France, Germany (British occupation zone), Italy, Netherlands, Norway
Collect periodsummer
Survey nameTension Study
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =8616
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with the way you are getting on now? 3 very satisfied 2 all right 1 not at all satisfied
DKNA %4.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.612.23

Scores in123