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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-g-sq-v-3-c
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Would you say that your spirits most of the time are...?"
3  very good
2  fair
1  low

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tessler & Mechanic (1975): study US 1973 Employees' families, two firms, USA, 1973 N = 712