Happiness measure, code: M-PL-c-sq-v-4-b


Selfreport on single question:

How much are you enjoying life these days?
4 very much
3 somewhat
2 not very much
1 not at all
- don't know
  
Classification
Focus, M-PL Mixed: Pleasure in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKleban & Turner-Massey (1978): study US 1975
TitleShort-Range Effects of Community Housing.
Public62+ aged applicants for community housing, followed 6 months, Philadelphia, USA, 1975.
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceShin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 1981
TitleSubjective Quality of Korean Life in 1981 and 2001.
Public20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceShin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 2001
TitleSubjective Quality of Korean Life in 1981 and 2001.
Public20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no