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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AC-u-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Contentment (M-AC)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Do you sometimes feel disappointed with life....?"
4  never
3  rarely
2  sometimes
1  often
-   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972 Pools winners, UK, 1972 N = 89
Mean
= 3.190
SD
= 0.120
Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972 /1 Pools players (non -winning) UK,1972 N = 89
Mean
= 2.830
SD
= 0.120