Happiness measure, code: M-TH-ly-sq-v-4-a


Self report on single question:

"How happy have you been for the past five years.....?"
4 very happy
3 somewhat happy
2 not much happy
1 not happy at all
  
Classification
Focus, M-TH Mixed: Time Happy
Time frame, ly last years
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceShin (1986): study KR 1980
TitleEducation and the quality of life in Korea and the United States: A cross-cultural perspective.
Public18+ aged, general public, South Korea, 1980
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceShin (1986): study US 1986
TitleEducation and the quality of life in Korea and the United States: A cross-cultural perspective.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1978
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes