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


Selfreport on single question:

"How do you feel in general, during the last year, happy or not so happy......?"
5 very happy
4 fairly happy
3 not happy, not unhappy
2 not too happy
1 unhappy
Don't know
  
Classification
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, cy last year
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceWoldringh & Knapen (1980): study NL 1978
TitleVrij en Alleen. (Free and Alone).
PublicUnmarried adults, big cities, the Netherlands, 1978
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes