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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how did you feel yesterday?  â€¦Happy
0 did not experience at all
1
2
3
4
5
6  the feeling was extremely strong

Part of series of questions on yesterday's feelings

No valid indicator of happiness of individuals, since 'yesterday' is not representative for usual affect level. Indicative for average happiness in collectivities since good and bad days balance in big samples