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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AC-g-sq-n-11-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Contentment (M-AC)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Now I am going to ask you how you FEEL, not just at the moment, but GENERALLY in your life. How content do you generally feel? On a scale from o to 10...
0  completely discontented
1
2
3
4
5  neutral
6
7
8
9
10 completely content

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cummins et al. (2003b): study AU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003 N = 1980
Mean
= 76.790
SD
= 15.320
Cummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2004 /1 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004 N = 2000
Cummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2003 /2 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003 N = 1980
Mean
= 7.680
SD
= 1.530