Happiness measure, code: M-FH-cm-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

How would you rate the last month of your life. Was it a happy or an unhappy time for you......?
5 very happy time
4 fairly happy time
3 happy nor unhappy
2 rather unhappy time
1 very unhappy time
  
Classification
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1987a): study AT 1987
TitleGebaude Gemeinschaft. (Builded Community).
PublicResidents housing estates, Vienna, Austria, 1987
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1988a): study AT 1985
TitleWohlbefinden und Lebensqualität. (Feeling Well and Quality of Life).
PublicAdults, followed 6 months, Austria, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1992c): study AT 1991
TitleHousing and Happiness:Life Satisfaction as a Consequence of Housing Conditions.
PublicResidents new appartments blocks, urban areas, Austria, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceStillman et al. (2014): study NZ 2005
TitleMiserable migrants? Natural experiment evidence on international migration and objective and subjective well-being
Public18-45 aged immigrants from Tonga, followed 3 years after migrattion, New-Zealand, 2005-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStillman et al. (2014): study TO 2005
TitleMiserable migrants? Natural experiment evidence on international migration and objective and subjective well-being
Public18-45 aged, aspirant migrants who stayed, Tonga, followed 3 years, 2005-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStillman et al. (2014): study ZZ Various nation sets 2005
TitleMiserable migrants? Natural experiment evidence on international migration and objective and subjective well-being
Public18-45 aged, general public, New-Zealand and Tonga, 2005-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes