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Studies

Gallup (2008): study US 1956

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1956
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1126
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..?
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
Page in publication:
#569
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.24%,   2: 3.86%,   3: 44.01%,   4: 49.96%   (total 99.07%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.44 7.73
SD:
0.63 1.76