Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-5-i

Selfreport on single question:

In general, how do you feel in terms of happiness in your current life?
1 very unhappy
2 unhappy
3 moderate
4 happy
5 very 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 = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceFang et al. (2002): study TW 1999
TitleValidation of the World Health Organizaton Quality of Life Instrument in Patients with HIV Infection.
PublicHIV-infected patients, Taipei, Taiwan, 1999-2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceZhao (2012): study CN 2003
TitleEconomic Inequality, Status Perceptions, and Subjective Well-being in China’s Transitional Economy.
Public18-60 general public, urban China, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes