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

Selfreport on single question:

Considering everything that has happened to you recently, how would you say things are with you - would you say you are.....?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not too happy
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceBennett (1970): study US 1969
TitleAvowed Happiness in Communities of Religious Women.
PublicNuns, Catholic congregations, USA, 1969
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceBulatao (1973): study PH Manila 1972
TitleMeasures of Happiness among Manila Residents.
Public21+ aged, general public, Metro Manila, Philippines, 1972
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes