Findings on happiness in ~Gallup (1976): study US 1974

Publication
Author(s)~Gallup,
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
SourcePublic Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 459 - 467
URLhttp://poq.oxfordjournals.org/content/40/4/459.full.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1974-75
Collect periodwinter
 1974 winter-1975
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =2248
Non Response23,3
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, would you say you are.....? 4 very happy 3 pretty happy 2 not too happy 1 not at all happy.
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa
Page in publication9.1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.187.09
Standard deviation0.752.07

Scores in1234
%2.812.548.935.7