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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-c
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How well do you feel these days? Is your current well-being....?
0  very low
1
2
3
4  very high

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schulz et al. (1985): study AT 1984 16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984 N = 1776
Mean
= 2.600
Gehmacher (1989): study AT 1989 Adults, varying age ranges, general public, Austria, 1989 N = 0
Ogris (1994): study AT 1994 Adults, general public, Austria 1994 N = 1998
Ogris (1994): study SI 1994 Adults, general public, Slovenia, 1994 N = 1998
Stokols et al. (1983): study US 1980 University employees, California, USA, 1980 N = 242