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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a
Focus:
Affect: Time Happy (A-TH)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
time happy percent (th%)
Scale Range:
101

Description

Selfreport on three questions:

In the last week, what percentage of the time do you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%)
1  happy
2  unhappy
3  neutral

Name: Fordyce % happy scale
Variant: % happy in last week

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000 Business students, Singapore, 2000 N = 92
Bryant et al. (2005): study US 2005 Student participants in a positive reminisence training, USA, 2005 N = 65
Goldwurm et al. (2006): study IT 2004 Students participating in a happiness training, Italy, 200? N = 80
Mean
= 51.950
SD
= 21.930