Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-3-d

Selfreport on single question:

Now thinking about your life these days in general, would you say, you are.....?
3 very happy
2 fairly happy
1 unhappy
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceKasl & Harburg (1975): study US 1970
TitleMental Health and the Urban Environment: Some Doubts and Second Thoughts.
Public25-60 aged married adults, Detroit, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes