Happiness measure, code: M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

"Generally speaking, how (much) do you feel happy? What score do you give if we put ten for 'extremely happy, zero for extremely unhappy' and five for neither happy nor unhappy'?"
10 extremely happy
9
8
7
6
5 neither happy nor unhappy
4
3
2
1
0 extremely unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAbdel-Khalek (2004): study KW 2002
TitleHappiness among Kuwaiti College Students.
PublicCollege students in Kuwait, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey & Wearing (1992): study AU AU Victoria 1981
TitleUnderstanding Happiness: A Theory of Subjective Well-Being.
Public18+ aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, 1981-1989
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMagnus & Diener (1991): study US 1986
TitleA Longitudinal Analysis of Personality, Life Events, and Subjective Well-Being.
PublicUniversity students, USA, followed 4 years 1986-1990
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1995): study JP 1978
TitleNational Survey on Lifestyle Preferences: Fiscal year 1995. Perceptions of an affluent society
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1995): study JP 1981
TitleNational Survey on Lifestyle Preferences: Fiscal year 1995. Perceptions of an affluent society
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1995): study JP 1984
TitleNational Survey on Lifestyle Preferences: Fiscal year 1995. Perceptions of an affluent society
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1995): study JP 1987
TitleNational Survey on Lifestyle Preferences: Fiscal year 1995. Perceptions of an affluent society
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1987
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1995): study JP 1990
TitleNational Survey on Lifestyle Preferences: Fiscal year 1995. Perceptions of an affluent society
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1995): study JP 1993
TitleNational Survey on Lifestyle Preferences: Fiscal year 1995. Perceptions of an affluent society
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 1972
TitleLife style preference survey
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~RLMS (2008): study JP 1972
TitleRussian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey: Website
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no