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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-ACO-c-mq-v-2-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Contentment + Overall (M-ACO)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on 7 questions:

Questions are indicative for contentment, good spirits, happiness and satisfaction with present status or condition.
(Full items not reported)

Response options:
no = 1
yes = 2

Summation:
On basis of these questions Ss were dichotomized in;
b  emotionally satisfied
a  not emotionally satisfied.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Peretti & Wilson (1975): study US 1973 60-70 aged living in a retirement home, USA, 197? N = 140