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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-AOL-g-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Overall Level (A-AOL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Would you say you are usually cheerful or dejected?
1  extremely dejected
2  dejected
3  quite dejected
4  both dejected and cheerful
5  quite cheerful
6  very cheerful
7  extremely cheerful

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Naess et al. (2004): study NO Nord-Tr√łndelag 1984 20-90 aged, general public, Nord-Trondelag, Norway followed 1 year, 1985-1996 N = 65599