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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AA-yd-mq-n-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Average during Activities (A-AA)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport in a happiness diary on how happy one felt during specific activities (Day Reconstruction Method)

Respondents first rated time spent the previous day in specific activities choosen from the following list:
a: getting up
b: eating
c: getting ready
d: being in school
e: doing homework
f: engaging in sports
g: relaxing with friends
h: relaxing alone
i: being with family
j: going to church/club
k: doing house chores
l: visiting a doctor
m: going to bed
n: other activities added by the respondent

How happy did you feel during that activity?
10 extremely happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  extremely unhappy

Computation: Average weighted by time spend on the activity