Happiness measure, code: M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-a


Selfreport on single questions:

"Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?"
I was happy
0 rarely or none of the time
1 some or a little of the time
2 occasionally or a moderate amount of time
3 most of the time

Item in CES-D (Center for Epidemiologic Studies of Depression) Scale
  
Classification
Focus, M-TH Mixed: Time Happy
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKeng & Wu (2014): study TW 1989
TitleLiving Happily Ever After? The Effect of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on the Happiness of the Elderly.
PublicElderly, Taiwan, folowed 14 years 1989-2003, before and after change health insurance law in 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSchroevers et al. (2000): study NL 1990
TitleThe Evaluation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Repression (CES-D) Scale: Depressed and Positive Affect in Cancer Patients and Healing Reference Subjects.
PublicCancer patients and controls, followed 15 months, the Netherlands, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes