Happiness measure, code: M-ACO---mq-v-4-a


Selfreport on 3 questions:

A All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5 very happy
4 pretty happy
3 neither happy, not unhappy
2 not too happy
1 very unhappy

B How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
4 often
3 sometimes
2 rarely
1 never

C How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want ou of life?
4 a great deal
3 some
2 very little
1 none

Computation: 0 = no positive rating on any of the 3 questions, 3 positive ratings on all of the three
  
Classification
Focus, M-ACO Mixed: Affect + Contentment + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceShu & Zhu (2009): study CN 2006
TitleThe Quality of Life iin China.
Public20-69 aged, general public, China, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceVerme (2009a): study IT 2004
TitlePersonal communication
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceVerme (2009a): study IT 2006
TitlePersonal communication
Public18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no