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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
last year (cy)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How do you feel in general, during the last year, happy or not so happy......?"
5   very happy
4   fairly happy
3   not happy, not unhappy
2   not too happy
1   unhappy
Don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Woldringh & Knapen (1980): study NL 1978 Unmarried adults, big cities, the Netherlands, 1978 N = 160