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Studies

DDB lifestyle survey (2000): study US 2006

Publication

Author(s):
DDB lifestyle survey,
Title:
Happiness in US states
Source:
Data released on request, June 2000

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 2006
Survey name:
US-GSS 2006
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 4510
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 7.8%,   2: 37.1%,   3: 21.5%   (total 66.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.21 7.24
SD:
0.63 1.64