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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: C-BW-c-sq-m-10-a

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-m-10-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
mountain scale (m)
Scale Range:

Description

Self report on single question:

To indicate how you feel about your life at this time, would you use this card? Suppose that the top of the mountain represents the best possible life you can imagine, and the bottom step of the mountain represents the worst possible life you can imagine. On which step of the mountain would you say you personally feel you stand at this time, assuming that the higher the step the better you feel about your life, and the lower the step the worse you feel about it? Just point at the step that comes closest to how you feel.
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List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Newport (2002): study LB 2002 18+ aged, general public, Lebanon, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study KW 2002 18+ aged, general public, Kuwait, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study SA 2002 18+ aged, general public, Saudi Arabia, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study JO 2002 18+ aged, general public, Jordan, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study PK 2002 18+ aged, general public, Pakistan, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study TR 2002 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study IR 2002 18+ aged, general public, Iran, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study MA 2002 18+ aged, general public, Morocco, 2002 N =
Newport (2002): study ID 2002 18+ aged, general public, Indonesia, 2002 N =