Happiness measure, code: O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa


Selfreport on single question:

Overall, would you say you are.....?
4 very happy
3 pretty happy
2 not too happy
1 not at all happy.
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study US 1974
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1974-75
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGove & Zeiss (1987): study US 1974
TitleMultiple Roles and Happiness.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1974-1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes