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

Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how happy would you say you are? Are you......?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not so 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
ReferenceHolland-Benin & Cable-Nienstedt (1985): study US 1978
TitleHappiness in Single- and Dual-Earner Families: The Effects of Marital Happiness, Job Satisfaction, and Life Cycle.
PublicMarried persons, non-institutionalized, USA, 1978-83
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes