Happiness measure, code: A-AOL-md-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

Now thinking about today, how would you describe your mood, has it been ..?
1 very bad
2 somewhat bad
3 good nor bad
4 somewhat good
5 very good
  
Classification
Focus, A-AOL Affect: Average Overall Level
Time frame, md last day
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGillespie (2001): study US 2001
TitleAmericans Generally in a Good Mood These Days. Most Satisfied with Their Lives, Higher-Income Americans Tend to be Slightly Happier.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2001
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2001 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2001 /4
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2002
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2003
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2003 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no