Happiness measure, code: A-BB-g-mq-v-3-d


Selfreport on 7 questions:

"Here is a list that describes how people feel at different times.
How often do you feel each of these ways?

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
items not reported.

Response options;
- never
- sometimes
- often

Scoring:
- Positive Affect Score (PAS): sum 3 positive item
- Negative Affect Score (NAS): sum 4 negative items
- Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS - NAS

Name: Bradburn's Affect Balance Scale (modified version)
  
Classification
Focus, A-BB Affect: Balance (Bradburn's 10 item inde
Time frame, g generally
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceRenne (1974): study US Alameda County, California 1965
TitleMeasurement of Social Health in a General Population Survey.
Public20+ aged, general public, Alameda County, California, USA, 1965
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes