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Studies

Prime Minister's Office (1985): study US 1977

Publication

Author(s):
Prime Minister's Office,
Title:
Public Opinion Survey on the Life of the Nation.
Source:
Foreign Press Center, August 1985, Tokyo, Japan

Investigation

Public:
Twens, United States, 1977
Survey name:
WorldYouthSurvey 2
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2116
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Now I would like to ask you how you feel about life in general. Please look at this card carefully and pick out the answer that comes closest to your own feeling.
5  I am very happy and hopeful
4  I am more happy and hopeful than sad and worried
3  I am neither happy and hopeful, nor sad and worried
2  I am more sad and worried than happy and hopeful
1  I have sometimes been hopeless about life, and even thought about committing suicide
Classification:
O-HV-g-sq-v-5-a
Page in publication:
11
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.12 7.28