Happiness measure, code: A-AOL-g-sq-v-7-a

Selfreport on single question:

Would you say you are usually cheerful or dejected?
1 extremely dejected
2 dejected
3 quite dejected
4 both dejected and cheerful
5 quite cheerful
6 very cheerful
7 extremely cheerful
Focus, A-AOL Affect: Average Overall Level
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceNaess et al. (2004): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984
TitleDiabetes Mellitus and Psychological Well-Being. Change between 1984-1986 and 1995-1997. Results of the Nord-Trondelag Health Study.
Public20-90 aged, general public, Nord-Trondelag, Norway followed 1 year, 1985-1996
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes