Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb


Selfreport on single question

How happy are you now?
5 very happy
4 somewhat happy
3 neither happy nor unhappy
2 not very happy
1 not happy at all
- DK
- NA
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceChan & Lee (2006): study CN 2000
TitleNetwork Size, Social Support and Happiness in Later Life: A Comparative Study of Beijing and Hong Kong.
Public60+aged, China, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFrijters et al. (2008): study CN 2002
TitleAre Optimistic Expectations keeping the Chinese Happy?
Public, general public, China, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study CA Toronto CMA 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Toronto CMA, Canada, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study CN Beijing 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Beijing, China, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study DE Berlin 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Berlin, Germany, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study FR Paris 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Paris, France, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study GB London 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of London, United Kingdom, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study IT Milan 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Milan, Italy, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study JP Tokyo 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Tokyo, Japan, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study KR Seoul 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Seoul, Korea,(South), 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study SE Stockholm 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Stockholm, Sweden, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee (2011): study US New York 2006
TitleAssessing Happiness and Competiveness of World Major metropolises.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of New York, USA, 2006-08
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no