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Buchanan & Cantril (1953): study ZZ Western Europe 1948

Publication

Author(s):
Buchanan, W.; Cantril, H.
Title:
How Nations see Each Other. A Study in Public Opinion.
Source:
University of Illinois Press, 1953, Urbana, USA

Investigation

Public:
21+ aged, Western Europe, 1948
Survey name:
Tension Study
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 8616
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Classification:
O-SLS-c-sq-v-3-aa
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 39%,   2: 50%,   3: 7%   (total 96%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.67 5.50
SD:
0.61 2.23