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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO-g-sq-f-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
faces scale (f)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"...... satisfaction with life in general........"
(Full question not reported.)

Responses scored on pictorial scale consisting of seven smilies, expressing variations from very unhappy to very happy.
1   unhappy face
2
3
4   neutral face
5
6
7   happy face
(Pictures not reproduced here.)

Name:  Kunin's `Faces Scale'.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hulin (1969): study CA 1967 White collar workers, living in company towns, Columbia Canada, 196? N = 470