Happiness measure, code: M-FH-cm-sq-v-7-a

Selfreport on single question:

"Over the past month I have been feeling.........?"
7 extremely happy
6 very happy
5 somewhat happy
4 mixed (about equally happy and unhappy)
3 somewhat unhappy
2 very unhappy
1 extremely unhappy
Focus, M-FH Mixed: Feel Happy
Time frame, cm last month, last few weeks
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceIrwin et al. (1979): study NZ 1975
TitleIf you Want to Know how Happy I am ,You'll have to Ask me.
PublicSingles, Dunedin New Zealand, 1975
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes