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Gallup (1998): study US 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Gallup,
Title:
Have and Have-Nots: Perceptions of Fairness and Opportunity - 1998. Special Report.
Source:
Gallup Poll News Service, 6 July 1998, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2703
Non Response:
0
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:
#2703
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.59%,   2: 40.29%,   3: 56.27%   (total 99.15%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.54 7.95
SD:
0.55 1.77