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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-RG-cm-mq-v-4-a
Focus:
Contentment: Realization of Goals (C-RG)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on open question:

Subjects were first asked to think about their three most important goals in the past month and wrote a short description of these goals. Next they rated the progress they had made on each of these goals on the following scale:
1  close to reaching this goal
2
3
4  not sure I will ever reach this goal

Computation: Data recoded so that high numbers reflect higher level of progress and then averaged.