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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-cm-sq-f-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
faces scale (f)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How happy have you felt during the last month?
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All response options indicated by both a number and a smily
No verbal labels are used

Preceded by the question 'How happy do you feel today?' (Both for focussing on affect and for avoiding mood bias)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bakker et al. (2020): study NL 2011 Returning users of a happiness self-help website, Netherlands, 2011-2015 N = 5411
Mean
= 6.370
SD
= 1.570