Happiness measure, code: C-W-c-sq-v-3-a


Selfreport on single question:

In getting the things you want out of life, how would you say that you are right now.....?
3 very well
2 pretty well
1 not too well
  
Classification
Focus, C-W Contentment: getting things Wanted
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBradburn (1969): study US 1963
TitleThe Structure of Psychological Well-Being.
Public21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHarding (1982): study GB 1975
TitlePsychological Well-Being in Great Britain: An Evaluation of the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale.
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, Great-Britain, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no