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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-cm-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Over the past month I have been feeling.........?"
7   extremely happy
6   very happy
5   somewhat happy
4   mixed (about equally happy and unhappy)
3   somewhat unhappy
2   very unhappy
1   extremely unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Irwin et al. (1979): study NZ 1975 Singles, Dunedin New Zealand, 1975 N = 78