Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-h-mq-v-3-a


Selfreport on 2 questions:

A. "Has your life been .....?"
1 disappointing
2 rewarding
3 or something in-between

B. "Has it been .........?"
3 enjoyable
2 miserable
1 or something in between

Summation: 1 = both a 2 = mixed 3 = both c
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, h hitherto
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferencePeil (1988): study NG 1984
TitlePersonal Communication.
Public60+ aged, towns, Nigeria, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no