Happiness measure, code: M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da


Self-report on single question:

Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
4 very happy
3 happy
2 so-so
1 not happy
0 not happy at all
  
Classification
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceJiang et al. (2012): study CN 2002
TitleIdentity, Inequality, and Happiness: Evidence from Urban China.
Public16+ aged general public, 26 cities, China, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKnight & Gunatilaka (2010): study CN 2002
TitleGreat Expectations? The Subjective Well-Being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China.
Public16+ aged rural-urban migrants, China, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKnight & Gunatilaka (2010): study CN 2002 /1
TitleGreat Expectations? The Subjective Well-Being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China.
Public16+ aged general public, China, 2002
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes