Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-?-mq-?-7-a

Selfreport on 2 questions

A Happiness
B Life-satisfaction

Texts not reported

Summation: A+B
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, ? time frame not reported
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, ? scale not reported Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceCheng & Chan (2006): study HK 2000
TitleRelationship with Others and Life Satisfaction in Later Life: Do Gender and Widowhood make a Difference?
Public60+ aged, Hong Kong, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceWagner et al. (1984): study XZ Germany West 1983
TitleDas Leid des Einen ist das Glück des Anderen: Soziale Vergleiche und Selbstdarstellung bei der Beurteilung des eigenen Wohlbefindens. (Social Comparison and Selfpresentation in Judgments of Own Well-Being.)
PublicFemale university students, Mannheim Germany, 1983
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes