Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are.....?
1 very unhappy
2
3
4
5 very happy

Labels of other response options not reported
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGordon & Hall (1974): study US 1971
TitleSelf-Image and Stereotypes of Femininity: Their Relationship to Women's Role Conflicts and Coping.
PublicMarried female graduates of liberal arts college, Univ. of Connecticut, USA,1971
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLinssen et al. (2011): study IN Orrisa 2008
TitleSubjective Well Being in Rural India: The Curse of Conspicuous Consumption.
PublicPoor household, rural areas, India, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven & Bakker (1977): study NL 1968
TitleLevel of Education and Psychological Well-Being
Public25-65 aged, The Netherlands,1968
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes