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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-cw-rdf-v-7-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
rating by family (rdf)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Rating by parents of smiling and laughter in 15 different situations, such as

During the last week, when being undressed, how often did your child smile or laugh?
1  never
2  very rarely
3  less than half the time
4  about half the time
5  more than half the time
6  almost always
7  always

Full list of situations not reported

Part of Rothbart Infant Behavior Questionnaire IBQ

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lauzon-Guillain et al. (2012): study GB East England 2006 3 months aged infants, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2006-2009 N = 316
Mean
= 4.510
SD
= 1.000
Rothbart (1981): study US Oregon 1976 3-12 months aged infants, Oregon, United States, 197? N = 215
Goldsmith & Campos (1990): study US Denver, Colorado 9 months aged, infants, Denver, United States, 198? N = 168