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Studies

Gallup (2008): study US 1946

Publication

Author(s):
Gallup,
Title:
Gallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Source:
The Gallup Organization, USA

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1946
Survey name:
US-AIPO-369
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 3104
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..?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy
-   NA/DK
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-b
Remarks:
Also reported in Wessman 1956 p. 170
Page in publication:
#369
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.29%,   2: 8.6%,   3: 50.87%,   4: 39.24%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.28 7.29
SD:
0.67 1.88