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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-yd-mq-n-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on 9 questions:

I'd like you to think about YESTERDAY by trying to retrace your actions and locations - that is - what you were doing and where you were - throughout YESTERDAY. A good way to do this is by starting in the morning when you awoke and then moving to the next activity and so on.So please spend 30 seconds or so doing this. Review your morning, then afternoon and then evening.
Now rate  how or how much you have felt..
A  Happy
B  Engaged
C  Satisfied
D  Worthwhile and meaningful
E  Stress
F  Worried
G  Sad
H  Pain
I    Wished you were somewhere else

Rated:
0   not at all
:
:
10 very much

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5 - (F+G+H+I)/4

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Well-Being Study Unit (2012a): study JP 2012 15-69 aged, general population, Japan, 2012 N = 10469
Mean
= 2.100