Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-4-b


Selfreport on single question:

Is your life at this moment ....?
4 very happy
3 fairly happy
2 fairly unhappy
1 very unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGlatzer & Volkert (1980): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleLebensbedingungen und Lebensqualitšt alter Menschen. (Living Conditions and the Quality of Life of the Elderly).
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGlatzer (1984): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleDeterminanten der Zufriedenheit.(Determinants of Satisfaction.)
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978-1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes