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Cantril (1951): study FR 1946 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Cantril, H.
Title:
Public Opinion 1935-1946.
Source:
Princeton University Press, 1951, Princeton, NJ, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, France, 1946
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are ?
3  very happy
2  fairly happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-a
Page in publication:
281
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 40%,   2: 44%,   3: 8%   (total 92%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.65 4.35
SD:
0.63 3.04