Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d


Selfreport on single question:

Generally speaking, how happy would you say you are.....?
3 very happy
2 fairly happy
1 not too happy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAngst & Leepin (1978): study CH 1975
TitleLe Monde Entier Interviewé. (The Entire World Interviewed.)
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Switzerland, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceArora (2005): study US 2001
TitleAffluent Americans: Priorities of the Prosperous.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 2001-2003
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAustrom (1984): study CA Ontario 1979
TitleThe Consequences of Being Single.
Public23-59 aged, general public, Ontario, Canada, 1979
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAustrom (1984): study CA Ontario 1982
TitleThe Consequences of Being Single.
Public23-59 aged English speaking, Toronto and Ontario, Canada, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBrooks (2002): study US 2001
TitleRunning Down the Road to Happiness.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDavis (1984): study US 1972
TitleNew Money, an Old Man/Lady and Two's Company: Subjective Welfare in the NORC General Social Surveys 1972-1982.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1982
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study AU 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Australia, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study BR 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Brazil, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study CA 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Canada, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study FR 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, France, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study GB 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study IN 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, India, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study IT 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Italy, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study JP 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study MX 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study NL 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Netherlands, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study US 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, United States, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study XZ Germany West 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study ZZ Anglo-America 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Anglo-America, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study ZZ Benelux 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Belgium, Luxemburg and Netherlands (Benelux), 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study ZZ Europe 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
PublicAdults, general public, Europe, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study ZZ Latin America 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Latin America, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study ZZ Scandinavia 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, Scandinavia, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGallup (1976): study ZZ South East Asia 1975
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey.
Public16+ aged, general public, South East Asia, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceRempel (1985): study CA 1979
TitleChildless Elderly: What are They Missing?
PublicElderly persons, noninstitutionalized, Canada, 1979
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 1977
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 1981 /1
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 1981 /2
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 1982 /1
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1982
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 2003 /1
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~Gallup & Kettering (1976c): study ZZ South Sahara Africa 1976
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey. Table Books: Africa: Vol.1 & Vol. 2.
Public15+ aged, general public, sub Sahara African countries, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~Gallup & Kettering (1976d): study ZZ East Asia 1976 /2
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey. Table Books: Far East: Vol.1 & Vol. 2.
Public15+ aged, general public, Far East countries, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~Gallup & Kettering (1976e): study ZZ Latin America 1976 /1
TitleHuman Needs and Satisfactions: A Global Survey. Table Books: Latin America: Vol.1 & Vol. 2.
Public15+ aged, general public, Latin America, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~Gallup (1998): study US 1977
TitleHave and Have-Nots: Perceptions of Fairness and Opportunity - 1998. Special Report.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (1998): study US 1998
TitleHave and Have-Nots: Perceptions of Fairness and Opportunity - 1998. Special Report.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1981
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1981 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1981 /2
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1982 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1982
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1991
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1992
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1996
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2000
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2001 /2
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2002 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2004 /2
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2005 /2
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2006 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 2008
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no