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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-TH-g-sq-v-5-c
Focus:
Affect: Time Happy (A-TH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

What percentage of time in a typical week do you feel..
(percentages must add up to 100)
+2  very pleasant
+1  pleasant
  0  neutral
- 1  slightly unpleasant
- 2  very unpleasant

Computation: % response x value/100

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Riis et al. (2005): study US 2003 Hemodialysis patients and controls, USA, 2003 N = 49
Mean
= 0.690