Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-n-9-b


Selfreport on single question:

How happy would you say your life is in general.....?
1 very unhappy
2
3
4 neither happy
5 nor
6 unhappy
7
8
9 very happy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 9
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHeeren (1969): study US 1967
TitleEntrepreneurial vs. Bureaucratic Fathers as Related to Family Structure, Happiness, and Two Measures of Independence.
PublicMale undergraduates, University of Kansas, USA, 1967
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes