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Studies

General Social Survey (2011): study US 2008

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, 2008
Survey name:
US-GSS 2008
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2023
Non Response:
0
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 13.9%,   2: 54.2%,   3: 31.5%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.18 7.16
SD:
0.65 1.69