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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB---mq-nt-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scales transformed to same range (nt)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on multiple questions:

Equivalent questionnaires about experienced positive and negative affect, such as Bradburn's ABS and Watson's PANAS. The number and wording of the questions varies somewhat across studies and languages.

Scores are transformed linearly to range 0-10

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Steel & Ones (2002): study ZZ 1972 Adult general public, 39 nations, 1972-1998 N = 40000
Mean
= 6.290
SD
= 0.610