Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-n-7-c


Selfreport on single question:

Here are some words and phrases. We would like you to use these in describing how you feel about your present life.
1 not too happy
2
3
4
5
6
7 very happy

Item in Campbell's semantic differential scale
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceNock (1981): study US 1973
TitleFamily Life-Cycle Transitions: Longitudinal Effects on Family Members.
Public16+ aged working force, USA, followed 5 years, 1973-1977
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes