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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-c-9-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
circles scale (c)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Selfreport on single question:

'Here are some circles that we can imagine represent the lives of different people. Circle eight has all pluses in it, to represent a person who has all good things in his life. Circle zero has all minuses in it, to represent a person who has all bad things in his life. Other circles are in between. Which circle do you think comes closest to matching your life?'
9  + + + + + + + +
8  + + + + + + + -
7  + + + + + +  - -
6  + + + + +  -  - -
5  + + + +  -  - -  -
4  + + + -  -  - -  -
3  + +  - -  -   -  - -
2  +  - -  - - -  - -
1   - -  - -  - -  - -
( Circles scale not  reproduced here)

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Circles scale'  (original version)