Findings on happiness in Inglehart et al. (2008): study US 2006

Publication
Author(s)Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
TitleDevelopment, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
SourcePerspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2006
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 5
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1249
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, would you say you are.....? 4 very happy 3 quite happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy.
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.277.67
Standard deviation0.591.49

Scores in1234
%0.46.458.834.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Page in publicationv22
DKNA %0.7
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.327.02
Standard deviation1.721.91

Scores in12345678910
%0.50.92.03.97.39.622.928.117.56.7