Happiness measure, code: A-AB-g-rdf-n-7-b


Rating of baby behaviour by parents on 5 questions:

A How much does your baby cry and fuss in general?
1 very little, much less than the average baby
:
4 average amount, about as much as the average baby
:
7 a lot, much more than the average baby

B How easily does you infant get upset?
1 very hard to upset - even by thongs that upset most babies
:
4 about average
:
7 very easily upset by things that would not bother most babies

C: How easy or difficult is it for you to calm of soothe your baby when he/she is upset?
1 very easy
:
4 about average
:
7 difficult

D How much does your baby smile and make happy
sounds?
1 very little, much less than most infants
:
4 an average amount
:
7 a great deal, much more than most infants

E What kind of mood is yoyr baby usually in?
1 serious
:
4 neither serous nor cheerful
:
7 very happy and cheerful

Computation) (D+E)/2 - (A+B+C)/3
  
Classification
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, rdf rating by family
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
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