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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO-c-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In terms of general happiness and sen se of wellbeing, how would you usually describe yourself today
1  very unhappy
2  fairly unhappy
3  fairly happy
4  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Perkins (1991): study US 1987 College-educated (liberal arts) adults, USA, 1988 N = 860