Happiness measure, code: O-HL-u-sqr-n-9-a


Selfrreport on single question asked twice:

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
1 tremendously unhappy
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5
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7
8
9 tremendoesly happy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sqr 1 question, repeated
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 9
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGilbert & Abdullah (2002): study GB 2000
TitleA Study of the Impact of the Expectation of a Holiday on an Individual 's Sense of Wellbeing.
PublicTourists, UK, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGilbert & Abdullah (2004): study GB 2001
TitleHolidaytaking and the Sense of Well-Being.
PublicHolidaymakers and controls, Guildford area, UK
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes