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General Social Survey (2011): study US 1985

Publication

Author(s):
General Social Survey,
Title:
US General Social Survey: Website
Source:
National Opinion Research Center (NORC), Chicago USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1985
Survey name:
US-GSS 1985
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1545
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Page in publication:
10-1989
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 10.3%,   2: 60.2%,   3: 29.4%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.19 7.20
SD:
0.60 1.56