Happiness measure, code: O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a


Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together: how happy would you say you are? Would you say you are.....?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not too happy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAlston et al. (1974): study US 1972
TitleSocioeconomic Correlates for Four Dimensions of Self-Perceived Satisfaction, 1972.
PublicAdult, general public, USA 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceChiriboga & Cutler (1977): study US 1977
TitleStress Responses among Divorcing Men and Women.
PublicRecently divorced, California, USA,1977
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLewis (1972): study US 1967
TitleActual and Perceived Age Differences in Self-Concept and Psychological Well-Being for Catholic Sisters.
Public24-75 aged Catholic sisters, Eastern USA. 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoriwaki (1974): study US 1971
TitleThe Affect Balance Scale: A Validity Study with Aged Samples.
Public60+ aged, psychiatric cases and controls, Los Angeles, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePhillips (1967): study US NewHampshire 1962 /1
TitleMental Health Status, Social Participation and Happiness.
Public21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePhillips (1967a): study US NewHampshire 1962
TitleSocial Participation and Happiness.
Public21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePhillips (1969): study US NewHampshire 1965
TitleSocial Class, Social Participation and Happiness: A Consideration of "Interaction Opportunities" and "Investment".
Public21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSnyder & Spreitzer (1974): study US Ohio 1973
TitleInvolvement in Sports and Psychological Well-Being.
PublicAdults, general public, City of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSpreitzer & Snyder (1974): study US 1972
TitleCorrelates of Life Satisfaction among the Aged.
Public18+ aged, married or widowed, USA,1972-73
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeroff et al. (1962): study US 1957
TitleDimensions of subjective adjustment.
Public21+ aged, married, with childeren, USA, 1957
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes