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Studies

Gallup (2008): study US 1995

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, 1995
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1645
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking, how happy would you say you are?
3  very happy
2  somewhat happy
1  not happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-k
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.75%,   2: 33.69%,   3: 61.78%   (total 99.22%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.58 7.93
SD:
0.56 1.86