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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-u-mq-v-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions:

A  How do you feel about what you are accomplishing in life?
B  How do you feel about your life as a whole?
C  In general, how happy would you say you are these days?
Answer options:
7  completely satisfied
6  very satisfied
5  satisfied
4  satisfied - dissatisfied
3  dissatisfied
2  very dissatisfied
1  completely dissatisfied

Possible range 3 - 21

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Buttel et al. (1977): study US Wisconsin 1974 18+ aged, general public, Winconsin, USA, 1974 N = 548
Mean
= 15.600
SD
= 2.300