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


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are ?
3 very happy
2 fairly happy
1 not 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
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study US 1946
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 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
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1963 /1
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1963
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1966
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1966
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1966 /1
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1966
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSmith (1979): study US 1970
TitleHappiness: Time Trends, Seasonal Variations, Intersurvey Differences, and Other Mysteries.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1970
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1948 /2
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1948
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1956 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1956
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1956 /2
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1956
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1963
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1963
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1966
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1966
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1966 /1
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1966
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no