Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-4-m

Selfreport on single question:

Would you say at the thresent time that you are..?
4 very happy
3 somewhat happy
2 not too happy
1 very 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 = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceThomas & Chambers (1989): study ZZ East-West pairs 1984
TitlePhenomenology of Life Satisfaction among Elderly Men: Quantitative and Qualitative Views.
Public70+ aged, highly educated men, New Delhi, India & London, England, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes