Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-3-j


Selfreport on single question

In general, how happy would you say (that) you are ?
3 very happy
2 fairly happy
1 not very happy/ not at all happy

Originally 4 step scale, 'not at all' scores added to 'not very'
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceWessman (1956): study NL 1948
TitleA Psychological Inquiry into Satisfaction and Happiness.
Public18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1948
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~NIPO (1949): study AU 1948
TitleWat de Mensen Gelukkig Maakt. (The Things that Contribute to Happiness).
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1948
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~NIPO (1949): study FR 1948
TitleWat de Mensen Gelukkig Maakt. (The Things that Contribute to Happiness).
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1948
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~NIPO (1949): study GB 1948
TitleWat de Mensen Gelukkig Maakt. (The Things that Contribute to Happiness).
Public18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1948
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~NIPO (1949): study NO 1948
TitleWat de Mensen Gelukkig Maakt. (The Things that Contribute to Happiness).
Public16+ aged, general public, Norway, 1948
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no