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Studies

Gallup (2008): study US 1947

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, 1947
Survey name:
US-AIPO-399
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 3066
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 Smith 1979 p. 22
Page in publication:
#399
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6.52%,   2: 54.63%,   3: 38.32%,   4: 38%   (total 137.47%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.32 7.22
SD:
0.59 2.12