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Gallup (2008): study US 1984

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, 1984
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1343
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Now let us talk about your PERSONAL LIFE. How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with how things are going in your OWN PERSONAL LIFE at this time? To indicate this, would you use this card again. The more satisfied you are with your personal life at this time the higher the number you should pick, the more dissatisfied you are, the lower the number
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLP-c-sq-n-11-b
Page in publication:
#247G
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.36%,   2: 1.68%,   3: 1.52%,   4: 3.92%,   5: 2.4%,   6: 8.09%,   7: 6.41%,   8: 11.77%,   9: 22.02%,   10: 20.02%,   11: 19.62%   (total 98.81%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.49 7.49
SD:
2.34 2.34