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Studies

Gallup (2008): study US 1948 /2

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, 1948
Survey name:
US-AIPO-425K
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 1596
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 ?
3  very happy
2  fairly happy
1  not happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-I
Remarks:
Table 3 refers to this item as A6 but it is item A7. In the appendix the question wordings A6 and A7 are reversed (personal communication Tom Smith 12-10-2001)
Also reported in NIPO 1949/1 p.3-4
Page in publication:
#425K
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 11.29%,   2: 43.38%,   3: 43.51%   (total 98.18%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.33 7.30
SD:
0.67 2.12