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Studies

Gallup (2008): study US 2007

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, 2007
Survey name:
Gallup poll
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2388
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life.....?
4  very satisfied  
3  somewhat satisfied  
2  somewhat dissatisfied  
1  very dissatisfied.
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.68%,   2: 5.55%,   3: 33.86%,   4: 56.77%   (total 98.86%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.46 7.94
SD:
0.72 1.85