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

Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are....?
1 not too happy
2 relatively happy
3 very happy
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
ReferenceBahr & Harvey (1980): study US 1972
TitleCorrelates of Morale Among the Newly Widowed.
PublicRecently widowed miner`s wives and controls,USA, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes