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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-TH-u-sq-v-5-b
Focus:
Affect: Time Happy (A-TH)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

With which of the following statements can you identify best?
1  I have not been cheerful for a long time
2  I am rarely cheerful
3  I am cheerful some times
4  I am cheerful not every day, but frequently
5  I am cheerful almost every day

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knauder (2000): study MZ 1991 Households, 18 areas, Mozambique, 1991 N = 420
Mean
= 2.818
SD
= 1.163