Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p


Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, now, do you think you are happy or not?
4 very happy
3 somewhat happy
2 not so happy
1 absolutely not happy
- don't know
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceInglehart et al. (2008): study JP 2005
TitleDevelopment, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study JP 1981
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study JP 1990
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study JP 1995
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2004): study JP 2000
TitleAggregated Datafile European Values Survey 1999 and World Values Survey 2000. File name: WVSEVS_sb_v4.sav, 2004
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2012): study JP 2012
TitleWorld Values Survey Database
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no