Happiness measure, code: A-TH-g-mq-th%-100-a


Selfreport on 3 questions:

"What percentage of the time would you say you are....?" (Percentages must add up to 100%)
1 happy
2 unhappy
3 neutral

Computation: Net Time Happy (NTH) % time happy - % time unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, A-TH Affect: Time Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, th% time happy percent Range = 100
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCharness & Grosskopf (2001): study ES 1998
TitleRelative Pay offs and Happiness: An Experimental Study.
PublicUniversity students, Barcelona, Spain, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener et al. (1985): study US 1984
TitleHappiness of the Very Wealthy.
PublicAdult, wealthy and controls (general population), USA, 1984
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes