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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-g-rdf-f-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
faces scale (f)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Rating by parents in response to single question:

Overall how does your child usually feel?
1  sad face
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3
4
5
6
7  happy face

Seven faces presented ranging from sad to happy, without verbal or numerical labels

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Holder et al. (2010): study CA 2005 8-12 aged children, 2 schools, Canada, 200? N = 320
Mean
= 5.740
SD
= 0.770