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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-cw-rdf-v-7-b
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 different non-threatening or familiar situations, such as:

How often during the last week did your child smile or laugh when given a toy?
1  never
2  very rarely
3  less than half the time
4  half the time
5  more than half the time
6  almost always
7  always

Full list of situations not reported.

Part of Rothbart Revised Infant Behavior Questionnaire

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gartstein & Rothbart (2002): study US Oregon 1997 3-12 months aged infants, Oregon, United States, 199? N = 361
Mean
= 5.080
SD
= 0.890