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


Selfreport on single question:

How happy do you feel IN GENERAL? Select the number which best describes your happiness. Very unhappy is -5 and very happy is 5
- 5 very unhappy
-4
-3
-2
-1
0
1
2
3
4
5 very happy

Computation: recoded 0 to 10, where -5 is 0 and +5 is 10
  
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
  
ReferencePappot & Phaff (2004): study NL 2004
TitleGeluk onder Gedetineerden. (Happiness in Jail).
PublicPrisoners and controls, The Netherlands, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes