Happiness measure, code: A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-n

Selfreport on 6 questions:

Did you experience the following feeling during A LOT OF THE DAY yesterday?
A enjoyment
B happiness
C worry
D stress
E anger
F sadness

0: no 1: yes

- Average % positive affect = (A+B)/2
- Average % negative affect = (C+D+E+F)/4
- Affect Balance = Average % positive affect - Average % negative affect.

These questions do not measure hedonic level of affect of individual persons adequately, since yesterday's mood does not always correspond with typical average mood. Yet these questions can be used for measuring hedonic level in agregates, such as nations, since individual variations balance out in big samples.
Focus, A-AB Affect Affect Balance (various)
Time frame, yd yesterday
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
Used in studies