Happiness measure, code: M-TH-g-sq-v-3-b

Selfreport on single question:

Thinking of your life as you live it day by day, which of these statements best expresses the way you feel?
3 Mostly I enjoy life, although at times I just go through the days.
2 Half of the time I enjoy life, and half of the time I just go
through the days.
1 Sometimes I enjoy life, but most of the time I just go through
the days.

Focus, M-TH Mixed: Time Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceGlenn (1975): study US 1971
TitlePsychological Well-Being in the Postparental Stage: Some Evidence from National Surveys.
Public35-65 aged mothers, non-institutionalized, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes