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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-cw-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Self report on single question:

How good did you feel, taking things together, during the past week?
1  very bad
2
3
4
5
6
7  very good

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DeHaes et al. (1992): study NL 1987 Breast-cancer patients, The Netherlands, 198? N = 216
Mean
= 5.240
SD
= 1.200
DeRuiter et al. (1993): study NL 1990 Cancer patients and ex-patients. The Netherlands,199? N = 509
Mean
= 5.500
SD
= 1.100