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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-ARE-m-sqr-n-11-a
Focus:
Affect: Average Repeated Overall Estimate (A-ARE)
Time frame:
momentary (now) (m)
Mode:
1 question, repeated (sqr)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question, repeated  3 times a day during 10 days

How happy do you feel AT THIS MOMENT? Select the number which best describes your happiness. -5 is very unhappy, 0 is neutral, and 5 is very happy
- 5  very unhappy
-4
-3
-2
-1
0
1
2
3
4
5  very happy

Computation: recoded 0 to 10, where -5 is 0 and +5 is 10

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Pappot & Phaff (2004): study NL 2004 Prisoners and controls, The Netherlands, 2004 N = 42
Mean
= 0.870