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Gallup (1976): study NL 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Gallup,
Title:
Human Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Source:
Public Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 459 - 467

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Netherlands, 1975
Survey name:
Kettering Survey
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 914
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking, how happy would you say you are.....?
3   very happy
2   fairly happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d
Page in publication:
465
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 31%,   2: 50%,   3: 18%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.87 6.26
SD:
0.69 1.78