Happiness measure, code: M-AC---mq-*-111-a


Selfreport on 6 questions:

A: Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom represents the worst possible life for you. Where on the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible life
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life
Name: Cantril (1965) Ladder Scale

B: Did you experience much yesterday
Ba Enjoyment
Bb Smiling
Bc Angry
Bd Worry
Be Sad
1 yes
0 no
Gallup Yesterday's affect

Computation: A+((Ba+Bb)/2 - (Bc+ Be +Bd)/3 - 2 x 100)
  
Classification
Focus, M-AC Mixed: Affect + Contentment
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 111
  
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