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Studies

Gallup (1998): study US 1977

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, 1977
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2692
Non Response:
0
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:
#988
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 10.22%,   2: 47.77%,   3: 41.49%   (total 99.48%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.31 7.42
SD:
0.65 1.74