Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: M-AO-u-mq-v-5-c


Mixed: Affect + Overall (M-AO)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:


Self report on 2 questions:

A   "Taking all aspects of yourself and your life into account, which of the following best describes your own feelings of satisfaction with your life......?"
5   I am extremely satisfied with my life.
4   I am satisfied with my life.
3   I am somewhat satisfied with my life.
2   I am only slightly satisfied with my life.
1   I am not at all satisfied with my life.

B  " In very general terms, about what proportion of the time do you feel satisfied with your life.....?"
4   all of the time
3   most of the time  
2   some of the time
1   never

Summation: not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Greenhaus (1974): study US 1970 College students, East USA, 197? N =