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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-ACO---mq-v-11-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Contentment + Overall (M-ACO)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions

A  All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
    +2  very happy
   + 1  quite happy
      0  neither happy nor unhappy
    - 1  not too happy
    - 2  very unhappy
B  How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days?
    +3  often
    +2  sometimes
    +1  rarely
      0  never
C  How much do you feel that you are accomplishing what you want out of your life?
    +3  a great deal
    +2  some
    +1  very little
      0  none

Computation: A+B+C+2

Name: Manabe's Happiness Scale

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Manabe (2007a): study CN 2006 20-59 aged, general public, China, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 4.200
Manabe (2007a): study HK 2006 20-59 aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 3.800
Manabe (2007a): study JP 2006 20-59 aged, general public, Japan, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 4.400
Manabe (2007a): study KR 2006 20-59 aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 3.900
Manabe (2007a): study SG 2006 20-59 aged, general public, Singapore, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 5.100
Manabe (2007a): study TW 2006 20-59 aged, general public, Taiwan, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 3.800
Manabe (2007a): study VN 2006 20-59 aged, general public, Viet Nam, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 5.300