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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-W-c-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Contentment: Getting things Wanted (C-W)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In getting the things you want out of life, how would you say that you are  right now.....?
3  very well
2  pretty well
1  not too well

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bradburn (1969): study US 1963 21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64 N = 2787
Mean
= 2.190
Harding (1982): study GB 1975 Adults, general public, urban areas, Great-Britain, 1975 N = 932