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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-c
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Self reported single question:

How happy do you usually feel, along your life?
0  very unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy

This question is preceded by the following question: How happy do you feel currently, in the last few days or weeks?

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2005 Pregnant women, Spain, 200? N = 196
Mean
= 7.710
SD
= 1.410
Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2004 Pregnant and nonpregnant women, Granada, Spain, 200? N = 397
Mean
= 7.610
SD
= 1.450
Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2007 Exercisers and non-exercisers, Spain, 200? N = 205
Mean
= 7.410
SD
= 1.390