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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-c-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Taking all things together, how would you say you have been this period? Check the phrase that best describes how you have felt."
7  very happy
6  happy
5  somewhat happy
4  mixed (about equally happy and unhappy)
3  somewhat unhappy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kammann & Flett (1983a): study NZ 1980 /1 18+ aged, general public, Dunedin, New Zealand, 198? N = 112
Kammann & Flett (1983a): study NZ 1980 /3 18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 198? N = 118