Happiness measure, code: O-HL---sq-nt-11-a


Self report on single question:

Equivalent questions on happiness rated on various scales. The items differ slightly in wording and number of the response options.

Scores are transformed to a common range 0 - 10 by means of expert weighting of response options (Thurstone's method).
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, nt numeric scales transformed to same range Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSteel & Ones (2002): study ZZ 1972
TitlePersonality and Happiness: A National Level Analysis.
PublicAdult general public, 39 nations, 1972-1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes