Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-4-d


Selfreport on single question:

Do you feel that your life at present is.....?
4 very happy
3 quite happy
2 unhappy
1 very unhappy
  
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 = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceMastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1971
TitleThe Perceived Quality of Life in Norway: Regional Variations and Contextual Effects.
Public15-64 aged, general public, Norway, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1982
TitleThe Perceived Quality of Life in Norway: Regional Variations and Contextual Effects.
Public18-79 aged, general public, Norway, 1982
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes