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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j
Focus:
Affect: Affect Balance (Various) (A-AB)
Time frame:
yesterday (yd)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on 7 questions

Did you experience the following feelings during A LOT OF THE DAY yesterday? How about..
A  enjoyment?
B  worry
C  sadness
D  anger
E  depression
F  happiness

Now please think about YESTERDAY, from the morning until the end of the day. Think of where you were, what you were doing and how you felt.
G   Did you smile or laugh a lot yesterday?

Rated:
1  yes
0 no
-  no answer, don't know

Computation:
- Average % positive affect = (A+F+G)/3
- Average % negative affect = (B+C+D+E)/4
- Affect Balance = Average % positive affect - Average % negative affect

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gallup (2009a): study AF 2011 15+ aged, general public, Afghanistan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.340
Gallup (2009a): study DZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Algeria, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.270
Gallup (2009a): study AO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Angola, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.350
Gallup (2009a): study AR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Argentina, 2011 N = 998
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study AM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Armenia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.150
Gallup (2009a): study AU 2011 15+ aged, general public, Australia, 2011 N = 1005
Mean
= 0.640
Gallup (2009a): study AT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Austria, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.680
Gallup (2009a): study AZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Azerbaijan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.290
Gallup (2009a): study BH 2011 15+ aged, general public, Bahrein, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.380
Gallup (2009a): study BD 2011 15+ aged, general public, Bangladesh, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.380
Gallup (2009a): study BY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Belarus, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.360
Gallup (2009a): study BE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.610
Gallup (2009a): study BZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Belize, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.540
Gallup (2009a): study BJ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Benin, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.330
Gallup (2009a): study BO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Bolivia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.430
Gallup (2009a): study BA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Bosnia Herzegovina, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.270
Gallup (2009a): study BW 2011 15+ aged, general public, Botswana, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.520
Gallup (2009a): study BR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Brazil, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study BG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.360
Gallup (2009a): study BF 2011 15+ aged, general public, Burkina Faso, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.400
Gallup (2009a): study BI 2011 15+ aged, general public, Burundi, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.360
Gallup (2009a): study KH 2011 15+ aged, general public, Cambodia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.470
Gallup (2009a): study CM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Cameroon, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.360
Gallup (2011): study CA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.670
Gallup (2009a): study CF 2011 15+ aged, general public, Central African Republic, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.320
Gallup (2009a): study TD 2011 15+ aged, general public, Chad, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.350
Gallup (2009a): study CL 2011 15+ aged, general public, Chile , 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.510
Gallup (2009a): study CN 2011 15+ aged, general public, China, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.660
Gallup (2009a): study CO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Colombia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study KM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Comoros, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study CG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Congo (Brazzaville), 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.320
Gallup (2009a): study CD 2011 15+ aged, general public, Congo (Kinshasa),, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.230
Gallup (2009a): study CR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 2011 N = 992
Mean
= 0.670
Gallup (2009a): study HR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Croatia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.360
Gallup (2009a): study CU 2011 15+ aged, general public, Cuba, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.400
Gallup (2009a): study CY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study CZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2011 N = 996
Mean
= 0.470
Gallup (2009a): study DK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2011 N = 1002
Mean
= 0.650
Gallup (2009a): study DJ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Djibouti, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.550
Gallup (2009a): study DO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Dominican Republic, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.510
Gallup (2009a): study EC 2011 15+ aged, general public, Ecuador, 2011 N = 997
Mean
= 0.580
Gallup (2009a): study EG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Egypt, 2011 N = 5255
Mean
= 0.370
Gallup (2009a): study SV 2011 15+ aged, general public, El Salvador, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.630
Gallup (2009a): study EE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.450
Gallup (2009a): study ET 2011 15+ aged, general public, Ethiopia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.290
Gallup (2009a): study FI 2011 15+ aged, general public, Finland, 2011 N = 994
Mean
= 0.620
Gallup (2009a): study FR 2011 15+ aged, general public, France, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.550
Gallup (2009a): study GE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Georgia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.230
Gallup (2009a): study DE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Germany, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study GH 2011 15+ aged, general public, Ghana, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.550
Gallup (2009a): study GR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Greece, 2011 N = 995
Mean
= 0.460
Gallup (2009a): study GT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Guatemala, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.620
Gallup (2009a): study GN 2011 15+ aged, general public, Guinea, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.440
Gallup (2009a): study GY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Guyana, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.520
Gallup (2009a): study HT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Haiti, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.330
Gallup (2009a): study HN 2011 15+ aged, general public, Honduras, 2011 N = 991
Mean
= 0.620
Gallup (2009a): study HK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.530
Gallup (2009a): study HU 2011 15+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.430
Gallup (2009a): study IS 2011 15+ aged, general public, Iceland, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.760
Gallup (2009a): study IN 2011 15+ aged, general public, India, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.460
Gallup (2009a): study ID 2011 15+ aged, general public, Indonesia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.640
Gallup (2009a): study IR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Iran, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.260
Gallup (2009a): study IQ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Iraq, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.140
Gallup (2009a): study IE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2011 N = 994
Mean
= 0.710
Gallup (2009a): study IL 2011 15+ aged, general public, Israel, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.410
Gallup (2009a): study IT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Italy, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.450
Gallup (2009a): study CI 2011 15+ aged, general public, Cote d Ivoire, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.460
Gallup (2009a): study JM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Jamaica, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study JP 2011 15+ aged, general public, Japan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.590
Gallup (2009a): study JO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Jordan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.410
Gallup (2009a): study KZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Kazakhstan, 2011 N = 976
Mean
= 0.530
Gallup (2009a): study KE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Kenya, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.620
Gallup (2009a): study KO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Kosovo, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.490
Gallup (2009a): study KW 2011 15+ aged, general public, Kuwait, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study KG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Kyrgyzstan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.510
Gallup (2009a): study LA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Laos, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.730
Gallup (2009a): study LV 2011 15+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.440
Gallup (2009a): study LB 2011 15+ aged, general public, Lebanon, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.220
Gallup (2009a): study LR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Liberia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.310
Gallup (2009a): study LY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Libya, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.340
Gallup (2009a): study LT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2011 N = 980
Mean
= 0.320
Gallup (2009a): study LU 2011 15+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 2011 N = 993
Mean
= 0.620
Gallup (2009a): study MK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Macedonia, 2011 N = 1008
Mean
= 0.310
Gallup (2009a): study MG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Madagascar, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.480
Gallup (2009a): study MW 2011 15+ aged, general public, Malawi, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study MY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Malaysia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.630
Gallup (2009a): study ML 2011 15+ aged, general public, Mali, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study MT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Malta, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.400
Gallup (2009a): study MR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Mauritania, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.630
Gallup (2009a): study MU 2011 15+ aged, general public, Mauritius, 2011 N = 997
Mean
= 0.490
Gallup (2009a): study MX 2011 15+ aged, general public, Mexico, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.640
Gallup (2009a): study MD 2011 15+ aged, general public, Moldova, 2011 N = 977
Mean
= 0.320
Gallup (2009a): study MN 2011 15+ aged, general public, Mongolia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.470
Gallup (2009a): study ME 2011 15+ aged, general public, Montenegro, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.280
Gallup (2009a): study MA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Morocco, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.440
Gallup (2009a): study MZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Mozambique, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.380
Gallup (2009a): study MM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Myanmar, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.570
Gallup (2009a): study NA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Namibia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.660
Gallup (2009a): study NP 2011 15+ aged, general public, Nepal, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.500
Gallup (2009a): study NL 2011 15+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.660
Gallup (2009a): study NZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.670
Gallup (2009a): study NI 2011 15+ aged, general public, Nicaragua, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.530
Gallup (2009a): study NE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Niger, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.570
Gallup (2009a): study NG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Nigeria, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study NO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.650
Gallup (2009a): study PK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Pakistan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.340
Gallup (2009a): study PS 2011 15+ aged, general public, Palestina, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.170
Gallup (2009a): study PA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Panama, 2011 N = 997
Mean
= 0.710
Gallup (2009a): study PY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Paraguay, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.650
Gallup (2009a): study PE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Peru, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.460
Gallup (2009a): study PH 2011 15+ aged, general public, Philippines, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.510
Gallup (2009a): study PL 2011 15+ aged, general public, Poland, 2011 N = 1020
Mean
= 0.530
Gallup (2009a): study PT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.470
Gallup (2009a): study PR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Puerto Rico, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study QA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Qatar, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.460
Gallup (2009a): study RO 2011 15+ aged, general public, Romania, 2011 N = 998
Mean
= 0.350
Gallup (2009a): study RU 2011 15+ aged, general public, Russia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.420
Gallup (2009a): study RW 2011 15+ aged, general public, Rwanda, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.510
Gallup (2009a): study SA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Saudi Arabia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.490
Gallup (2009a): study SN 2011 15+ aged, general public, Senegal, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.570
Gallup (2009a): study RS 2011 15+ aged, general public, Serbia, 2011 N = 990
Mean
= 0.230
Gallup (2009a): study SL 2011 15+ aged, general public, Sierra Leone, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.220
Gallup (2009a): study SG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Singapore, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.480
Gallup (2009a): study SK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2011 N = 991
Mean
= 0.430
Gallup (2009a): study SI 2011 15+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.410
Gallup (2009a): study XY Somaliland 2011 15+ aged, general public, Somaliland, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.700
Gallup (2009a): study ZA 2011 15+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.580
Gallup (2009a): study KR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.440
Gallup (2009a): study ES 2011 15+ aged, general public, Spain, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.520
Gallup (2009a): study LK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Sri Lanka, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.600
Gallup (2009a): study SD 2011 15+ aged, general public, Sudan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.500
Gallup (2009a): study SE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2011 N = 992
Mean
= 0.680
Gallup (2009a): study CH 2011 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.650
Gallup (2009a): study SY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Syria, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.310
Gallup (2009a): study TW 2011 15+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.690
Gallup (2009a): study TJ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Tajikistan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.450
Gallup (2009a): study TZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Tanzania, 2011 N = 999
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study TH 2011 15+ aged, general public, Thailand, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.700
Gallup (2009a): study TG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Togo, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.200
Gallup (2009a): study TT 2011 15+ aged, general public, Trinidad and Tobago, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.610
Gallup (2009a): study TN 2011 15+ aged, general public, Tunisia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.390
Gallup (2009a): study TR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.330
Gallup (2009a): study TM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Turkmenistan, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.650
Gallup (2009a): study UG 2011 15+ aged, general public, Uganda, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.400
Gallup (2009a): study GB 2011 15+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.640
Gallup (2009a): study UA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Ukraine, 2011 N = 987
Mean
= 0.380
Gallup (2009a): study AE 2011 15+ aged, general public, United Arab Emirates, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.520
Gallup (2009a): study UY 2011 15+ aged, general public, Uruguay, 2011 N = 974
Mean
= 0.560
Gallup (2009a): study US 2011 15+ aged, general public, United States, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.630
Gallup (2009a): study UZ 2011 15+ aged, general public, Uzbekistan, 2011 N = 990
Mean
= 0.590
Gallup (2009a): study VE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Venezuela, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.670
Gallup (2009a): study VN 2011 15+ aged, general public, Viet Nam, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.450
Gallup (2009a): study YE 2011 15+ aged, general public, Yemen, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.250
Gallup (2009a): study ZM 2011 15+ aged, general public, Zambia, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.550
Gallup (2009a): study ZW 2011 15+ aged, general public, Zimbabwe, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 0.480