Happiness measure, code: M-TH-cm-rdv-v-6-a

Rating by intimates on single question:

During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6 all of the time
5 most of the time
4 a good bit of the time
3 some of the time
2 a little of the time
1 none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form), other rating version
Focus, M-TH Mixed: Time Happy
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, rdv rating by various
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
Used in studies
ReferenceLepper (1998): study US California 1993
TitleUse of Other-Reports to Validate Subjective Well-Being Measures.
PublicRetirees, Southern California, USA, followed 9 months199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no