Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-3-h


Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you currently.....?
1 very happy
2 pretty happy
3 not too happy
  
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 = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceChiriboga & Thurnher (1980): study US 1976
TitleMarital Lifestyles and Adjustment to Separation.
PublicRecently seperated, San Francisco and Almeda, USA, 1976
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
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