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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-c-rdf-v-3-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Parents report in response to single question about their childs mood

The statements below describe some of the feelings and behaviours of children and youth; For each statement select the response that best describes your child now or within the past six month.

Unhappy, sad or depressed
1 never or not true
2 sometimes or somewhat true
3 often or very true

Item in the Ontario Child Health Study Emotianal behavioral scales; Parent version

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Baker et al. (2008): study CA Quebec 1994 0-11 year old children of two-parent families, followed 9 years 1994-2003 before and after change in child care policy, Quebec, Canada. N = 14555