Happiness measure, code: M-AO-c-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question:

In terms of general happiness and sen se of wellbeing, how would you usually describe yourself today
1 very unhappy
2 fairly unhappy
3 fairly happy
4 very happy
Focus, M-AO Mixed: Affect + Overall
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferencePerkins (1991): study US 1987
TitleReligious Commitment, Yuppie Values, and Well-Being in Post-Collegiate Life.
PublicCollege-educated (liberal arts) adults, USA, 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes