- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973/7
- N = 222
- Non Response:
Using highly structured questionnaires.
- Authors's label
- Overall happiness Circles: whole life_F
- Our Classification
- Closed question rated on a graphic scale: "Here are some circles that we can imagine represent the lives of different people. Circle eight has all pluses in it, to represent a person who has all the good things in his life. Circle zero has all minuses in it, to represent a person who has all the bad things in his life. Other circles are in between. Which circle do you think comes closest to matching your life?"
Rated on a 9-point scale ranging from a 8-plus-circle (8) to a 8-minus-circle (0).