Happiness measure, code: O-V-u-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question:

Is it fun to be alive?
4 I enjoy life so much that it is really fun to be alive
3 There are only a few things that are really disappointing
2 There are many things that are disappointing
1 Sometimes life seems just a series of disappointments
Focus, O-V Overall: Various items
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceTuddenham (1962): study US 1938
TitleConstancy of Personal Morale over a Fifteen-Year Interval.
PublicSenior high-school pupils, followed into adulthood, USA, 1938-53
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no