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


Self report 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" additional precoded response, 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
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 1956
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1956
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaad (2004): study US 1957
TitleA Nation of Happy People. Most Happy and Satisfied with Their Lives.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1957
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no