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


Selfreport on single question:

Do you feel your life at present is.....?
4 very happy
3 quite happy
2 quite 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
  
ReferenceAllardt (1973): study DK 1972
TitleAbout Dimensions of Welfare: An Explanatory Analysis of a Comperative Scandinavian Survey.
Public15-64 aged, general public, Denmark, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAllardt (1973): study FI 1972
TitleAbout Dimensions of Welfare: An Explanatory Analysis of a Comperative Scandinavian Survey.
Public15-64 aged, general public, Finland, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAllardt (1973): study NO 1972
TitleAbout Dimensions of Welfare: An Explanatory Analysis of a Comperative Scandinavian Survey.
Public15-64 aged, general public, Norway, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAllardt (1973): study SE 1972
TitleAbout Dimensions of Welfare: An Explanatory Analysis of a Comperative Scandinavian Survey.
Public15-64 aged, general public, Sweden, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1978 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1980 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1984 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1988 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMitchell (1972): study HK 1967
TitleLevels of Emotional Strain in East Asian Cities.
Public18+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 1967
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMitchell (1972): study ZZ 1967
TitleLevels of Emotional Strain in East Asian Cities.
Public18+ aged, general public, 4 big cities South East Asia, 1967-1968
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoll & Zapf (1991): study DE East Germany 1990 /1
TitleWohlfahrtssurvey 'Ost' 1990, Machinenlesbares Codebuch (Welfare survey 'East' 1990, code book)
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Zapf (1991): study DE East Germany 1993
TitleWohlfahrtssurvey 'Ost' 1990, Machinenlesbares Codebuch (Welfare survey 'East' 1990, code book)
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceTimmermans (1997): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleCorrelates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
Public18+ aged, general public, East Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWeller (1998): study DE West Germany 1990
TitlePersonal communication:, letter 10-6-98
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~SHP (2009): study DE 1998
TitleSwiss Household Panel: Output Life Satisfaction 1999-2008 (wave 1-10)
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE East Germany 1998
TitleWohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE West Germany 1993
TitleWohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE West Germany 1998
TitleWohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no