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

Selfreport on single question:

Would you say you are:......?
1 unhappy?
2 reasonably happy?
3 happy ?
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceAbramson et al. (1981): study US 1979
TitlePilot Analysis of a Happiness Questionnaire.
Public20-65 aged, general public, USA, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceGlenn (1975a): study US 1972 /1
TitleThe Contribution of Marriage to the Psychological Well-Being of Males and Females.
Public18+ aged whites, USA, 1972-1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceGonzalez (1967): study US 1967
TitleStudy of Student Teachers' Life Adjustment.
PublicStudents teachers,University of California, USA, 1967
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes