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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-AO-?-sq-f-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
faces scale (f)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

".......satisfaction with life........."
(full question not reported)

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

Name: Kunin's `Faces Scale'

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Blood (1969): study US 1967 Military, airforce, low rank maintenance jobs, USA, 196? N = 420
Chassie & Bhagat (1980): study US 1978 Working women, USA, 197? N = 115
Mean
= 5.790
SD
= 1.070