Happiness measure, code: A-ARE-md-mq-th%-100-a


Selfreport on three questions: answered every evening before retiring during 3 weeks:
A what percentage of the time you were awake today did you feel happy?
B what percentage did you feel unhappy?
C what percentage did you feel neither happy nor unhappy

Respondents were told that the three percentages should add up to equal 100%.
  
Classification
Focus, A-ARE Affect: Average Repeated Overall Estimat
Time frame, md last day
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, th% time happy percent Range = 100
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKammann & Flett (1983a): study NZ 1980 /3
TitleSourcebook for Measuring Well-Being with Affectometer 2.
Public18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes