Happiness measure, code: M-TH-g-sq-v-5-d

Selfreport on single question

"How happy are you most of the time ...?"
1 very unhappy
2 moderately unhappy
3 neither unhappy nor happy
4 moderately happy
5 very happy
Focus, M-TH Mixed: Time Happy
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceCargan (1980): study US Ohio 1980
TitleHappiness is Being Married.
PublicAdults, general public, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes