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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-c-fi-v-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
focussed interview (fi)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport in focused interview:

Content analysis of interview protocols by 3 independent rates.
1  no satisfaction expressed
2
3
4  mild contentment
5
6
7  overall joy in living

Summation: scales we summed

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Levy (1978): study US 1977 52-74 aged white male retirees, from two universities Mid-West U.S.A. 1977 N = 70