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Gallup (2008): study US 1997 /1

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, 1997
Survey name
Gallup poll
Sample
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents
N = 935
Non Response
0
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Please tell me how satisfied you are with your life overall. Would you say that you are..
4  very satisfied
3  mostly satisfied
2  mostly dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
-  don't know
Classification:
O-SLW-g-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.43%,   2: 3.62%,   3: 52.64%,   4: 41.48%   (total 99.17%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.35 -
SD:
0.62 -