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General Social Survey (2011): study US 2002

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, 2002
Survey name:
US-GSS 2002
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2765
Non Response:
30
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
Remarks:
Above percentages are only of the valid cases of given answers. If we take the total, we get: 1(not too happy):6,1; 2:28,4; 3:15; missing: NAP: 50,4; DKNA: 0,1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.6%,   2: 27.6%,   3: 16.2%   (total 49.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.21 7.26
SD:
0.63 1.63