Happiness measure, code: O-Sum---mq-v-5-c


Selfreport on 4 questions:

A: I sometimes feel that life isn't worth living.
B: Life is hard for me most of the time.
C: I have a lot to be sad about
Each rated:
1 does not apply to me at all
2
3
4
5 applies to me very well

D: How satisfied are you with your life today?
1 not at all
2
3
4
5 very much

Summation: (A+B+C+D)/4
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
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