Happiness measure, code: A-AOL-c-sq-v-4-a


Selfreport on single question:

"In general, how good would you say your spirits are these days....?"
4 excellent
3 very good
2 fair
1 poor
  
Classification
Focus, A-AOL Affect: Average Overall Level
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceFowler & McCalla (1969): study US 1965
TitleCorrelates of Morale among Aged in Greater Boston.
Public65+ aged, Metropolitan Boston, USA, 1965
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes