Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-n-9-a


Selfreport on single question:

Taken all things together, how would you say things are these days? Please put a circle around the appropriate number to indicate how happy you are these days.....?
9 very happy
8
7
6
5 pretty happy
4
3
2
1 not too happy

(originally rated on a horizontal scale)
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 9
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBrim (1974): study US 1972
TitleSocial Network Correlates of Avowed Happiness.
PublicFemales Feminists and controls. Seatle, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes