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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Self report on 3 questions repeated every evening before retiring during 3 weeks:  experience sampling)

A  "What percentage of the time you were awake today did you
     feel happy?"
B   "What percentage of the time did you feel unhappy?"
C   "What percentage of the time did you feel neutral (neither happy nor unhappy)?"

Ss were told that the three percentages should add up to equal 100%.

Total score: 3-week average on question A