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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-d
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:

"On the whole, how is your general mood these days....?"
1  bad almost all the time
2  
3
4
5  good almost all the time"

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Shamir (1985): study IL 1983 /1 27-47 aged academics, unemployed and reemployed, Israel, 1983 N = 432
Mean
= 3.600
SD
= 0.940
Abbey et al. (1983): study US Chicago 1980 Law school students, Chicago, USA, 198? N = 85
Shamir (1986): study IL 1983 27-47 aged academics, followed 6 months, Israel, 1983 N = 432
Mean
= 3.600
SD
= 0.940
Shamir (1985a): study IL 1983 27-47 aged unemployed male academics, Israel, 1983 N = 59