Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-n-8-a


Selfreport on single question:

"How happy would you say you were in general?"
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(Full response options not reported)
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 8
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLanger & Rodin (1976): study US 1973
TitleThe Effects of Choice and Enhanced Personal Responsibilty for the Aged: A Field Experiment in an Institutional Setting.
PublicNursing home residents, Hamden, Connecticut, USA, 1973
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes