Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-c-mq-v*-11-a


Selfreport on 2 questions:

A How do you feel about the quality of your life in the past month?
1 terrible
2 unhappy
3 mostly satisfied
4 mixed
5 mostly satisfied
6 pleased
7 delighted

B In the past week, how often have you felt that life was just going right for you?
0 none of the time
1 several times
2 often
3 all the time

Computation: (A+B)/2 transformed to z score
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v* verbal scales combined Range = 11
  
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