Happiness measure, code: O-HL-u-sq-v-7-b


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel how happy you are.....?
7 delighted
6 pleased
5 mostly satisfied
4 mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
3 mostly
2 unhappy
1 terrible
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAndrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2
TitleSocial Indicators of Well-Being. Americans Perceptions of Life Quality.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAndrews & Withey (1976): study US 1973 /1
TitleSocial Indicators of Well-Being. Americans Perceptions of Life Quality.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener et al. (1985): study US 1984
TitleHappiness of the Very Wealthy.
PublicAdult, wealthy and controls (general population), USA, 1984
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes