Happiness measure, code: O-HL---sq-vt-3-a


Selfreport on single question:

Scores on slightly different questions type O-HL transformed to a common three step scale
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, vt verbal scales transformed to same range Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceVeenhoven & Hagerty (2006): study US 1946
TitleRising Happiness in Nations 1946 - 2004: A Reply to Easterlin.
PublicAdult, general public, United States 1946-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven & Ouweneel (1989): study ZZ Developed nations 1980
TitleHet Rendement van de Verzorgingsstaat. (The Revenues of the Welfare State).
PublicAdults, general population, 19 first world nations, 1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (1990): study ZZ Developed nations 1981
TitleResultaat van de Verzorgingsstaat: Leefbaarheid en Gelijkheid. ( Effects of the Welfare State: Livability and Equality).
PublicAdults, general public, 23 1st world nations, 1981-1982
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (1992): study ZZ 1980
TitleSocial Equality and State-Welfare-Effort.
PublicAdults, general public, 23 first world nations, around 1980
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (1992): study ZZ Developed nations 1980 /1
TitleSocial Equality and State-Welfare-Effort.
PublicAdults, general public, 7 first world nations, around 1980
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes