Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-n-10-a


Self report on single question:

We would like to rate your happiness on this scale. You notice that the 10 boxes on this scale go from the HIGHEST POSITION OF PLUS 5 - or extremely happy - all the way down to the LOWEST POSITION OF MINUS 5 - or extremely unhappy.
Please tell me how far up the scale or how far down the scale you would rate HOW HAPPY YOU ARE IN GENERAL?

+5 (10) extremely happy
+4
+3
+2
+1
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5 (1) extremely unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 10
  
Used in studies
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1960
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1960
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no