Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cb

Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you with your life in general?
1 very unhappy
2 unhappy
3 neither unhappy nor happy
4 happy
5 very happy
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceDeHoop et al. (2010): study IN Orrisa 2007
TitleWomen's Autonomy and Subjective Well-Being in India: How Village Norms Shape the Impact of Self-Help Groups.
PublicWomen in households below poverty line participating in self-help groups, India, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes