Happiness measure, code: A-AB-yd-mq-n-7-b


Selfreport on 10 questions on feeling during the past day

Respondents were asked to divide the previous day into episides that lasted for between 20 minites and 2 hours. Respondents next reported the intensity of 10 affects during each episode
A impatient
B competent/confident
C tense/stressed
D happy
E depressed/blue
F interested/focussed
G affectionate/friendly
H calm/ relaxed
I irritated/angry

Rated
0 not at all
1
2
3
4
5
6 very much

Computation: (D+G+H)/3 - (A+C+E+ I)/4 weighted by duration
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, yd yesterday
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBucchianeri (2011): study US Ohio 2005
TitleThe American Dream or the American Delusion? The Private and External Benefits of Homeownership for Women.
Public18+ aged, women, Columbus City, United States, 2005
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes