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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-g-rdf-n-7-b
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Rating of baby behaviour by parents on 5 questions:

A  How much does your baby cry and fuss in general?
     1  very little, much less than the average baby
     :
     4  average amount, about as much as the average baby
     :
     7  a lot, much more than the average baby

B  How easily does you infant get upset?
     1 very hard to upset - even by thongs that upset most babies
     :
    4  about average
    :
    7  very easily upset by things that would not bother most babies

C: How easy or difficult is it for you to calm of soothe your baby when he/she is upset?
     1  very easy
     :
     4  about average
     :
     7  difficult

D  How much does your baby smile and make happy
sounds?
      1  very little, much less than most infants
      :
      4  an average amount
      :
      7  a great deal, much more than most infants

E  What kind of mood is yoyr baby usually in?
     1  serious
     :
     4  neither serous nor cheerful
     :
     7  very happy and cheerful

Computation) (D+E)/2 - (A+B+C)/3