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


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are ?
3 very happy
2 fairly happy
1 not at all happy
  
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
  
ReferenceCantril (1951): study FR 1946 /1
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1946
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study US 1946 /1
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
PublicAdults, general public, USA, 1946-1970
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study US 1947
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1947
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study US 1952
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1952
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study US 1956
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1956
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (1998): study US 1973
TitleHave and Have-Nots: Perceptions of Fairness and Opportunity - 1998. Special Report.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1973
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1990 /6
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no