Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-n-9-a


Selfreport on single question:

Generally, how happy are you.....?
1 not at all
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9 completely

(Originally presented on a horizontal line scale)
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 9
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAbbey et al. (1983): study US Chicago 1990
TitleHandling the Stress of Looking for a Job in Law School: The Relationships between Intrinsic Motivation, Internal Attributions,Relations with Others and Happiness.
PublicLaw school students, Chicago, USA, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGordon (1975): study US 1973
TitleThe Effects of Interpersonal and Economic Resources upon Values and the Quality of Life.
PublicUndergraduate students, Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA, 1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes